Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors

On September 7, 2015, President Obama signed Executive Order 13706, which was titled Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors. Over a year later, on...

The Gender Wage Gap: More Complex Than It Looks

At the end of a 19-year career at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, Lilly Ledbetter found that she was making significantly less than her male coworkers,...

An Accidental International Mess

It starts out simple enough: your assistant director of marketing’s wife receives an offer to work in her company’s London office for the next three...

Have You Heard of the Enneagram?

DiSC, Myers-Briggs, and Colors are different tools that are supposed to help determine aspects of our personalities. Yes, some are wacky and others are super...

Union-Run Retirement Plans Face Financial Quagmire

Pension bailout legislation is of interest to our members who deal with unions, are targets of organizing attempts, or operate in an industry where future organizing...

Allowing Marijuana in the Workplace

Q: Is there any issue with allowing my employees to smoke marijuana at work on a Friday afternoon? It’s not uncommon for us to enjoy...

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 of...

Survey News

2016 Planning Packet (2017 Projections) – Arizona, Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming 2017 Pay projections are now available. This survey includes information on pay and pay structure...