It's not easy to keep up with the constantly changing landscape of Human Resources. So we combed the best resources online to bring you the latest news and developments in the Human Resources and Payroll world. Stay on top of the information you need to know.
Via SHRM. What do you owe your employees when a natural disaster closes your business? Some companies don’t pay their staff for the time that the business is shut down. But is that legal? Here are 9 facts you should know about paying employees when disaster strikes.
Via LinkedIn Pulse. On July 6, President Obama proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act that would make any employee who earns less than $50,400 eligible for overtime pay. What are the implications for tech companies?
From The Washington Post. Seattle recently raised the minimum wage to $15 per hour and New York is considering making the same move. But raising the minimum wage has different significance in different states. What would it mean if the national minimum wage were raised to $15 per hour?
From ERE Media. Towers Watson is reporting that pay raises are holding steady in the U.S. at 3%, for the third year in a row. Is this cause for celebration or a reason for concern? Find out what the implications are.
Via HR Hero. Can you dock employees’ pay if they’re continually late to work? What are some good (and legal!) methods to curb the habit? Find out what one group of attorneys advises.
From PBS News Hour. Watch what industry analysts have to say about President Obama’s proposed overtime rules, both for and against.
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