Supreme Court Again Sides with Employee Plan Participants

In a much-anticipated decision, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled to overturn the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and support plan participants who sued their...

Suicide Threats and the Workplace

In 2010, 38,364 Americans committed suicide, according to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This sobering statistic is a reminder of a public health...

HR Certification: Past, Present, Future

In 1997, I became aware of two HR certifications: the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). I knew...

State of the Land – Paid Sick Leave

The news is rife with calls for paid sick leave from president Obama, Congress, state legislatures and voters. The tide certainly seems to be in...

The Coats Case Has Been Decided. What Now?

My organization has been following the Coats v. Dish Network case for the last couple of years. I understand that Mr. Coats lost his appeal...

Wage and Hour Laws for Government Entities

Wage and hour laws have a tumultuous history in the public sector. For a period of time, due to a Supreme Court decision, they didn’t...

Survey News

2015 Information Technology Compensation SurveyThe 2015 Information Technology Compensation Survey is now available. This survey collected data from 347 organizations on 83 benchmark positions.This survey...