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    Jackson Hewitt will pay $10.8M to settle ‘no-poach’ allegations

    The proposed settlement resolves allegations that the tax preparation firm required franchisees to agree not to solicit or hire employees from other franchises.

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    What are ‘moments that matter’ at work — and how can you make them count?

    As HR leaders, capturing and leveraging the pivotal moments that shape the employee experience is critical to fostering a strong workplace culture. From onboarding to engagement, read how Workleap is championing these ‘moments that matter.’

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    Earned wage access providers seek to steer state legislation

    Payactiv, DailyPay and other earned wage access providers teamed up in calling on the governor of Kansas to pass legislation similar to laws recently enacted in three other states.

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    Recent ban-the-box law study finds no effect on lower-educated young men

    Lack of enforcement combined with limited private-sector applicability may help explain the results, a University of Chicago researcher told HR Dive.

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    Centralized HR can reduce racism in hiring, study shows

    Researchers submitted 84,000 applications using racially distinctive names and found that racism was more prevalent when callbacks came from individual hiring managers and local stores.

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    SCOTUS: Drivers outside transportation industry may be exempt from arbitration

    The 2nd Circuit erred when it compelled truck drivers for Flowers Foods to arbitrate wage-and-hour claims because they worked in the bakery industry, a unanimous court held.

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    Who has the loneliest job in America?

    From remote work to feeling disconnected from on-site co-workers, loneliness is plaguing workforces across the country.

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    Column

    3 kids’ books HR pros can read to visitors on Take Your Child to Work Day

    Need to explain human resources to some pint-sized visitors next week? HR Dive has you covered.

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    Column // Employee Experience

    Why Torani hasn’t had layoffs in 99 years, in the CEO’s own words

    CEO Melanie Dulbecco spoke to HR Dive about the benefits of a people-focused workplace, from inclusion and belonging to “career mixology.”

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    Cybersecurity jobs pay well, ISC2 says, but gender disparities persist

    Apart from the pay gap, women remain vastly underrepresented in cybersecurity, other reports show.

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    Senate slams embattled joint employer rule

    This time, the Senate — not a federal court — moved to block the National Labor Relations Board’s standard for determining if an organization is a joint employer of another employer’s employees.

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    Advocates call for age discrimination exemption for mandatory arbitration

    If arbitration is easier, faster and cheaper, “why is it forced?” U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin asked.

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    Employers take ‘wait-and-see’ approach on expanding GLP-1 drug coverage

    Drugs like Zepbound and Wegovy have demonstrated some health benefits, but plans are unsure about employee interest and long-term benefit, experts said.

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    Final overtime rule clears White House review

    DOL’s proposed rule, if adopted, would increase the minimum annual salary threshold that determines overtime pay eligibility under the Fair Labor Standards Act from $35,568 to $55,068.

    Updated April 11, 2024
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    Opinion

    How to identify and retain talent in the ever-changing workplace

    One of the most important things an HR professional can do is listen to both employees and potential hires, writes Elizabeth Rieveley, CPO of MeridianLink.

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    Positive culture drives well-being while Gen Z values flexibility, workers say

    “Younger Gen Z workers appear to prize autonomy, a work-life balance, and the ability to customize their work time,” a Wiley executive said.

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    ‘Love is Blind’ producer can’t force arbitration in sexual assault case

    The court cited the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act, which was signed into law in March 2022.

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    Post-Bostock case law takes shape as courts weigh transgender bias claims

    Major employers have seen claims alleging discrimination based on gender identity in recent months, including Progressive Insurance and Chick-fil-A.

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    A court blocked an ‘anti-woke’ law in Florida. What does that mean for HR?

    Companies can proceed with business as usual concerning corporate diversity efforts in Florida, an attorney told HR Dive — for now.

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    AI at work

    Business leaders say AI is already changing organizational structure

    A majority of leaders are developing a change management strategy, and many are making significant AI investments and talking to employees about AI.

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    Sociable: LinkedIn announces verification for recruiters to help address scam pitches

    The new recruiter verification will be available to recruiters who use LinkedIn Recruiter beginning in mid-April. 

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    Humility, not just self-promotion, is a path to leadership, study finds

    Leading with humility boosts a culture of learning, where people can admit mistakes and recognize each others’ strengths, researchers said.

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    Opinion // Election 2024

    Address workplace political disputes proactively to mitigate risk

    It’s unrealistic to expect employees to stop political chatter altogether, writes a Gunster attorney. But HR can craft policies and train supervisors to prevent problems.

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    Home Depot confirms breach of employee data

    The retailer said a vendor error led to the exposure of identifiable information of some employees.

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    Job flexibility, security may promote work-related mental health, study says

    Certain workplace changes may reduce work stress and encourage workers to seek services when needed.

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    Q&A // 5 minutes with

    5 minutes with the Walmart US chief people officer

    Judy Werthauser opens up about the art of leadership — and her love of Pitbull.