DOL Proposes Rule on Tip-Pooling

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) today announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) regarding the tip regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)....

Ninth Circuit Rules on Averaged Wages

Under a recent Ninth Circuit ruling, wages may be averaged out over a workweek, instead of calculated by the hour, to determine whether an employer has...

Holiday Networking Tips

The Holidays are here and that means more opportunities to socialize with everyone you know. These tips will help you make the most of your...

Deliberately Developmental Organizations

A deliberately developmental organization (DDO) integrates personal growth and capacity-building for employees into every aspect of the workplace. It believes that high profitability and developing human...

Temporary Protected Status for Haiti to Terminate

Last week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Haiti will terminate on July 22, 2019. DHS designates TPS for countries...

How Much Did You Make at Your Last Job?

While laws prohibiting pay discrimination have been around for decades, recent legislative and regulatory changes—along with other trends—have propelled pay equity into the spotlight. Several...

2018 Employee Benefit Plan Limits

This chart shows some of the annually adjusted dollar limits that impact employee benefits, as published by the Internal Revenue Service, the Social Security Administration,...

What is HR’s Role in Sexual Harassment Claims?

Sexual harassment is on everyone’s minds lately with all of the claims coming from the entertainment and political worlds. Some of the media have taken human resources...