Comp & Benefits: Page 2


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    Opinion

    Businesses aren't ready for how remote work is changing compensation

    If employers are waiting to see what other organizations are going to do, they're behind the wave that is happening right now, writes Amy Stewart.  

    By Amy Stewart • Dec. 17, 2021
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    Survey: HR pros struggle to get leaders' attention on pay equity

    Respondents to a Salary.com report observed increased pressure to address pay equity in the last six months.

    By Dec. 17, 2021
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    Inside the rapidly changing world of benefits

    When employers look for innovative ways to attract and retain workers while simultaneously cutting costs, benefits tend to emerge as the answer.

    By HR Dive staff
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    Tyson Foods doles out $50M in year-end bonuses

    The company, which has spent the past year and a half mired in controversy, is taking steps to improve its worker relations.

    By Dec. 16, 2021
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    How HR can reach benefits decision-makers who are not employees

    Zoom calls, logins for internal platforms and tried-and-true home mailers have all been used to reach spouses, partners and other loved ones involved in benefits decisions.

    By Dec. 16, 2021
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    Compensation budgets to rise slightly, but won't keep pace with inflation, Mercer says

    While most employers aren't adjusting their typical approach, some have shifted their plans in the wake of inflation and the Great Resignation.

    By Dec. 14, 2021
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    Taco Bell to raise average minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024

    The chain's wage boost will only impact employees at corporate-owned stores, and these workers will also receive complimentary therapy. 

    By Aneurin Canham-Clyne • Dec. 14, 2021
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    Survey: Employers turn to bonuses for critical, hard-to-fill roles

    "Only 2% of organizations offer a higher referral bonus for candidates from under-represented groups," according to WorldatWork, but more are considering the practice.

    By Dec. 13, 2021
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    Big brands' wage hikes drive up pay elsewhere, with 'small' job losses

    A research paper co-authored by a former WHD administrator found that employers adjust their minimum wages to match the larger brands around them.

    By Dec. 10, 2021
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    Q&A

    How one construction firm reached 100% pay equity, used tech to combat unconscious bias

    A focus on diversity and inclusion has resulted in a 35% female workforce. 

    By Joe Bousquin • Dec. 9, 2021
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    Opinion

    Fertility benefits can help retain talent, lower healthcare costs

    Such benefits can have positive outcomes for both employers and employees, writes Barbara Collura, president and CEO of RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association.

    By Barbara Collura • Dec. 8, 2021
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    Pinterest to roll out paid time off for NICU parents

    The policy is part of a slate of parental benefits that includes adoption assistance, IVF support and time off for miscarriage.

    By Dec. 8, 2021
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    DOL proposal may encourage retirement plan investors to consider environmental, social factors

    It's part of a broader federal initiative to "advance environmental justice" and address climate change, as well as a direct response to a Trump administration change.

    By Dec. 8, 2021
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    Restaurant Law Center files suit against Biden administration's tip credit policy

    The National Restaurant Association's Restaurant Law Center and the Texas Restaurant Association allege the Department of Labor's changes to tipping regulation are arbitrary and capricious.

    By Alicia Kelso • Dec. 7, 2021
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    Big company CEOs outearn employees by an average $1.2M, study says

    Despite criticism, the pay disparity between CEOs and other workers doesn't appear to be going anywhere.   

    By Dec. 7, 2021
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    The new policy that's (finally) bringing transparency to the benefits broker-employer relationship

    A full view into the true incentives that guide brokers' decision-making — the good, the bad and the costly.

    By Joe Donovan, Chief Revenue Officer and Benefits Consulting Lead at Nava • Dec. 6, 2021
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    Small businesses raise wages at record pace

    As inflation rises and "help wanted" signs go unanswered, CFOs are raising wages at the fastest rate in many years.

    By Jim Tyson • Dec. 1, 2021
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    Unum: Workers to pay more attention during open enrollment this year

    Concern over finances and mental health will drive their choices, the benefits provider revealed.

    By Nov. 30, 2021
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    MLB takes a swing at back-up child care, elder care benefits

    A key driver of employee turnover during the pandemic, caregiving has been the subject of numerous employer benefits initiatives in recent months.

    By Nov. 29, 2021
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    Opinion

    Paid leave is needed, but is it enough?

    Concerted efforts around long-term flexible work options may be just as important, writes one exec from Financial Health Network.

    By Matt Bahl • Nov. 29, 2021
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    Workers doubt employers' commitments to closing pay gaps

    Pay equity has come into the spotlight in recent years, prompting more organizations to say they conduct pay parity reviews.

    By Nov. 23, 2021
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    DOL finalizes Jan. 30 deadline for $15 federal contractor minimum wage

    It has been nearly four months since DOL published its proposed rule.

    By Nov. 22, 2021
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    US tech salaries down slightly, but the market favors candidates

    A 1.1% decrease in average salaries comes down to demand, as companies need to hire junior candidates to fill senior roles. 

    By Brian Eastwood • Nov. 22, 2021
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    Cutting through the noise: 3 ways to make a big impact on employee wellbeing in 2022

    With burnout at an all-time high, how can HR leaders find the right solutions for their workforce?

    By Aimee Gindin, Head of Marketing and Strategy at Torchlight • Nov. 22, 2021
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    Mailbag: How do I handle salary ranges in job postings across state lines?

    Several states now require certain forms of pay range disclosure, but broader concerns about transparency need to be considered, attorneys told HR Dive.

    By Nov. 19, 2021
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    Opinion

    Mental health at work: How to turn awareness into action

    Business leaders have an obligation to prioritize mental health, writes Yahoo's head of global business partnering, talent and people operations.

    By Lisa Moore • Nov. 19, 2021