The HR Specialist

About 7% of U.S. employees had some portion of their wages garnished in 2013, most frequently because they had fallen behind making child-support payments. Delinquent student loan payments were the most common “other” reason.

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Doctor tops the Harris Poll’s latest list of most admired occupations. More than 2,500 Americans were asked to rate the relative prestige of various jobs. Here are the top 10.

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Underperformers in IBM’s Global Technology Services strategic outsourcing group have been ordered to spend one day per week for the next six months in training—and take a 10% pay cut for the duration.

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Employers on the fence about whether to offer health benefits to employees in 2015 have some important decisions to make this month. That’s because open enrollment on the Affordable Care Act health insurance exchanges begins Nov. 15.

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If there’s one reason for firing an employee that’s likely to stand up in court, it’s insubordination. Employers that carefully document an employee’s refusal to follow directions or listen to a supervisor’s reasonable instructions or rules are likely to win a lawsuit.

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As you prepare for the upcoming open enrollment season for health benefits, pass along these tips to help employees make smart choices.

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The rank-and-file aren’t eyeing the C-suite, according to a recent CareerBuilder.com poll.

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The U.S. Department of Labor and state labor agencies are getting tough on employers that misclassify employees as independent contractors. To help employers sidestep some common errors on this issue, the DOL has published a revised fact sheet on classification under the FLSA.

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The U.S. Department of Labor has announced a final rule that raises the minimum wage for workers on federal service and construction contracts to $10.10 per hour. The final rule, which applies to federal contracts beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2015, implements a White House executive order announced in February.

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The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that will decide whether a job applicant must specifically request an accommodation before an employer can be held liable for having a dress code that prohibits religious attire or grooming practices.

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