Five Steps to Implement an Unlimited PTO Program

Americans, if they’re fortunate enough to have a job that offers vacation, average just 14 paid vacation days per year, according to a 2013 study...

Termination Agreement Created an ERISA Severance Plan

Severance plans are back in the news. Recently, an executive with Cardone Industries (Cardone) sued his employer for $1.5 million in unpaid severance benefits he...

2016 Utah Legislative Session Highlights

The 2016 Utah Legislative Session wrapped up on March 10, 2016. Although Utah’s legislative session is short, the Legislature passed a number of bills that...

Measuring Success: The Missing Metric

Statistics on workplace stress are too alarming to ignore. For decades, workplace expectations have been phrased in positive terms like, “works well under pressure,” “can handle...

April 1: Deadly Companion Animals

Q: I am the HR director for a major scientific laboratory. One of our scientists has been diagnosed with PTSD, a rather foreseeable consequence of...

Inspectors Rock Boat and Win Lawsuit

DeKalb County, Georgia hired two employees—Daisy Abdur-Rahman and Ryan Petty—in 2004 to monitor grease traps and investigate sewer overflows caused by restaurants improperly disposing of...

Economic Perspective

MSEC has prepared this Economic Perspective summary to assist the decision makers of member organizations. The economic data contained in these charts represent a summary...

Survey News

What Are You Paying Your Summer Interns?MSEC has conducted an annual study to collect starting pay rates for Student/Summer Interns since 2003. What began as...