With the general election upon us, HR leaders have been tasked not only with determining how the results will change their industries, but also with alleviating employee stress and disagreement.
It's by no means an easy task. So we're here to help our audience navigate the presidential race as it pertains to human resources management. Here are our top stories covering both the matchup between the two front-runners and the industry issues they've talked about.
How the Clinton v. Trump election will impact HR, no matter who wins
A look at the candidates’ platforms around 4 issues: Healthcare; FMLA and family leave; comp. and wages; and immigration. Read More >>
Survey: Clinton vs. Trump is driving higher than normal workplace stress levels
More than 1 in 4 employees have been negatively affected by political discussions at work. Read More >>
3 tips for keeping election season civil in the workplace
XpertHR reminds employers to stick to rules against harassment and bullying during one of the most stressful elections in recent history. Read More >>
Entrepreneur group pushes back on 25% ACA health premium increase
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced an increase in silver-level healthcare premiums for next year, which may impact SMBs. Read More >>
Will Election 2016 impact employee healthcare benefits?
Whoever occupies the White House next may define the fate of the Cadillac Tax and the ACA as a whole. Read More >>
OSHA publishes final rule on ACA whistleblower procedures
SHRM reports little has changed between the interim rule and the final rule, which was released in October. Read More >>
Could more H-1B visa workers be the solution to the STEM shortage?
Companies must evaluate whether hiring foreign workers or domestic workers are worth the training investment during the STEM shortage. Read More >>
EEOC revises SEP, increases focus on nontraditional workers, discrimination
The new Strategic Enforcement Plan will bolster efforts around two of the biggest issues in employment in recent years. Read More >>
Why 2016 may be a tipping point for paid parental leave
San Francisco's new parental leave law, passed at the beginning of April, exemplifies the potential struggle employers may face. Read More >>
Conservatives lay out a plan for paid leave
A paper from a conservative think tank could push the conversation about government-provided paid leave, at least for low-income employees and their families. Read More >>
It's official: Federal contractors must offer paid sick leave
The final rule applies to all covered contracts solicited and awarded on or after Jan. 1, 2017. Read More >>
2016 ballot initiatives may push some employment law changes
Such initiatives are taking place across the U.S., but one of the most complex will affect the Seattle hotel industry. Read More >>
Federal court to begin hearings for Alabama minimum wage battle
State legislators blocked Birmingham's minimum wage increase, but plaintiffs in the case argue that this decision hurts black workers disproportionately. Read More >>
Wage and hour lawsuits more than quadruple in two decades
The five states with the highest number of lawsuits were Texas, California, Florida, New York and Pennsylvania. Read More >>
Employees' maximum 401k contributions to stay the same but rise for employers in 2017
The IRS announced next year’s maximum contribution rates in Notice 2016-62 on Oct. 27. Read More >>