Trump administration initiatives to affect HR

  • October 11, 2017

Three Trump administration policy reversals issued over the course of two days in early October could quickly begin affecting the HR practices of employers nationwide.

Survey: Employers trim discretionary bonuses

  • October 02, 2017

Despite low unemployment, employer payrolls are expected to increase only 3% in 2018, according to recent surveys. That’s in line with pay raises employers have been...

After natural disaster, who gets to take leave?

  • September 14, 2017

From wildfires in the west to hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean and the Southeast, natural disasters have millions of Americans on the move, trying to get...

Big, small employers pay comparable premiums

  • August 31, 2017

A new survey by the United Benefits Advisors consulting firm finds that total premiums—both the employer and employee shares—are slightly lower for companies...

What happens when payday is on a holiday?

  • August 16, 2017

Q. Our wage payment deadline falls on the first Monday of September this year, which is Labor Day. By when must a company make payments to meet its deadline and avoid...

Do we have to close on Labor Day?

  • August 14, 2017

Q. This is our busiest time of the year, and we really can’t afford to give our employees Labor Day off. Is it illegal to have employees work on Labor Day?