The HR Specialist

Most employers allow some kind of flexible working arrangement. However, that’s often due to casual agreements between bosses and workers. Informal flex deals are more common than formal policies.

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With seasonal hiring expected to be at its highest level in years, fraud experts warn that companies that loosen their usual processes to ramp up staffing can wind up increasing their fraud risk.

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The percentage of workers participating in an employment-based retirement plan increased in 2013 for the first time since 2010, according to a new report by the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute.

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Seeking to speed up appointments to the National Labor Relations Board before Republicans take control of the Senate in January, the Obama administration has withdrawn a controversial nominee and replaced her with a prospective member it hopes will win swift approval.

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A Pennsylvania man recently lost both rounds of a fight that began when he tried to skip out on his taxi fare.

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Goodwill Industries will pay $100,000 to settle a long-standing lawsuit for retaliation filed by the EEOC.

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Productivity and morale are the main casualties when organizations retain people who clearly aren’t doing their jobs. The Harvard Business Review suggests managers follow these three C’s to deal with an underperformer.

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American workers take only 77% of available paid vacation leave each year, forfeiting a total of 169 million days worth $52.4 billion, according to the U.S. Travel Association. It’s worried about this state of affairs.

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Employees whose supervisor is a woman are more engaged in their work than those who work for a man, 33% to 27% respectively.

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The Republican takeover of the Senate may not spell the downfall of the Affordable Care Act, but the U.S. Supreme Court could still cripple it.

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