Comp & Benefits

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    5 timekeeping tips from a former WHD administrator

    Employers can't eliminate the risk of litigation surrounding timekeeping, but they can minimize it with a few steps.

    By May 19, 2022
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    Lowe's joins in on debt-free college trend

    A few weeks before the Guild announcement, Lowe's committed $9 million toward the education of historically marginalized students.

    By May 17, 2022
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    Top trends in compensation

    Despite the pandemic-driven market flip, employees seem to have retained their voice and leverage with respect to compensation.

    By HR Dive staff
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    Amazon's unpaid time off practices violate USERRA, class-action suit claims

    Amazon allegedly counted unpaid time off against employees in the U.S. armed services or National Guard when they took military leave — and then fired them when they ran out of that time.

    By Laurel Kalser • May 17, 2022
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    Birthday party panic: On managing anxiety in the workplace

    In a story that went viral, an employer recently learned an expensive lesson after allegedly ignoring a worker's anxiety disorder.

    By May 16, 2022
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    It all starts with the ice cream

    When addressing attraction and retention concerns, make sure your total rewards package has a solid foundation.

    May 16, 2022
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    A running list of states and localities that require employers to disclose pay or pay ranges

    A new front has emerged in state and local governments' attempts to address pay inequity.

    May 13, 2022
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    5 ways employers can deliver diabetes- and obesity-related care without stigma

    BIPOC workers experience obesity and diabetes in disproportionate numbers, the Northeast Business Group on Health noted, making benefits related to those conditions a D&I issue.

    By May 12, 2022
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    SCOTUS to hear overtime case involving worker who earned $200K a year

    The case involves a circuit split over whether employers may exempt certain highly paid employees from overtime.

    By May 12, 2022
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    PwC's $2.4B talent investment includes 2 shutdowns per year, expanded mental health benefits

    The program will focus on well-being, total rewards, leadership development and a network for employees and alumni.

    By May 12, 2022
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    Telehealth use fell in February as omicron retreated

    Mental health services captured a larger percentage of remote care and continued to be the top reason for online provider visits in February, according to data from Fair Health.

    By Susan Kelly • May 10, 2022
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    10 best states for working mothers and how employers can help

    Here's where employers can beef up their support of working parents.

    By May 9, 2022
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    Is it really a sundae without the toppings?

    To remain competitive in today's labor market, organizations are looking beyond pay to attract and retain the talent they need.

    May 9, 2022
  • Wall Street bonuses could crater up to 40% this year

    One consultancy predicted 2022 will prove a challenging year for banks "as employers grapple with negative impact from return to office, high inflation, and lower incentives."

    By Robin Bradley • May 6, 2022
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    Bank of America, JPMorgan, Goldman consider abortion travel policies

    "With all things like this, we look at what our team needs from us," Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan told CBS. A leaked Supreme Court draft opinion ignited a political firestorm tied to the possible overturn of Roe v. Wade.

    By Anna Hrushka • May 6, 2022
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    Why one company is giving its office workers a day off for Mother's Day

    Fashion company Kendra Scott also provides an on-site playroom for kids and a grant program to help parents cover the cost of child care.

    By May 6, 2022
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    Employers can track financial benefit uptake by race to boost equity: Mercer

    Martin Luther King Jr.'s long arc of the moral universe that bends toward justice sometimes needs a hammer, said thinkLaw Founder and CEO Colin Seale.

    By May 4, 2022
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    Sittercity CPO talks pay equity audits, total rewards

    Erin Yarnall's tips for engagement? "We answer every difficult question that comes our way."

    By May 4, 2022
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    Noodles & Company's new employee benefits include immigration reimbursement

    The noodle chain is offering six new work perks as part of a larger new brand positioning called "Uncommon Goodness." 

    By Alicia Kelso • May 4, 2022
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    Amazon joins Yelp, Citigroup in providing abortion travel benefits

    Following the leaked SCOTUS opinion, Amazon rolled out coverage for abortion travel.

    By May 3, 2022
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    How one employer is helping caregivers, 2 years into the pandemic

    Traliant VP of HR Maggie Smith uses employee surveys to build scalable solutions for parents and other caregivers.

    By May 3, 2022
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    Fidelity debuts 401(k) bitcoin option on the heels of DOL warning

    The company said it is seeing growing interest in digital assets from plan sponsors.

    By April 28, 2022
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    Employers are reevaluating health benefits amid tight labor market, survey finds

    Improving affordability, providing virtual care and boosting mental health offerings will be top priorities for U.S. employers over the next two years, according to a Willis Towers Watson report.

    By Susan Kelly • April 27, 2022
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    LinkedIn survey: Higher pay, better benefits are key drivers for HR job-changers

    Skills gained through this work are malleable, easy to market and transferable to any sector, said Susan Lee, a people operations manager in NYC.

    By April 26, 2022
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    Young women out-earn young men in several US cities, Pew says

    Men still make more on average than women, but in 22 metro areas, women under 30 are earning more than their male counterparts. 

    By Laurel Kalser • April 20, 2022
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    For some employers, pay equity is nonnegotiable — literally

    When a candidate proposed a lower-than-average salary, one employer was transparent that the role paid more. "The person was very surprised."

    By April 19, 2022