You wouldn’t dream of having informal payroll policies, right? Yet too many employers treat vacation time—a form of compensation—as a casual entitlement. Getting too informal can cost you. Here are the five key elements a sound vacation policy addresses—plus two sample vacation policies you can adapt for your organization.
Only one federal agency earned more ire than the Department of Labor when President Trump asked business interests to weigh in with their ideas on where the government should cut regulations.
March payroll figures exceeded analysts’ expectations, as employers added 263,000 new jobs nationwide.
Companies that live by social media can also die by social media if they don’t police what’s happening on their platforms. That’s especially true if you allow anyone out there to leave comments without prior review.
Recent rule-tightening by the Trump administration seeks to curtail abuses and force companies to use coveted H-1B slots for high-paying, specialized positions.
Forty-three percent of employees work from home at least some of the time, and 20% are full-time telecommuters.
With the economy on the rise, employees are finding it easier to leave jobs in which they’re not completely comfortable. That’s putting more pressure on HR and managers to improve the onboarding process for new hires.
An unlimited vacation policy can make ambitious high performers wary of appearing to be more absent than the person in the next cubicle.
The Senate adjourned for its two-week April recess without confirming Alexander Acosta as Secretary of Labor.
The Trump National Golf Club in Westchester County, N.Y., has applied to the U.S. Department of Labor for eight H-2B visas.