6th Circuit Court’s Decision Provides Guidance on Draw-on-Commission Policies

HR Hero Line - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 06:46

In a recent decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit—which covers Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee—held that an employer’s week-to-week, commission-only pay system was generally valid. However, it was illegal for the company’s policy to state that employees had to repay immediately upon termination draws that...

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Employers Left in Wellness-Plan Limbo

HR Hero Line - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 06:38

In recent years, more and more employers have implemented wellness programs—employee participation programs that may include wellness education, health or fitness challenges, and even limited medical testing and preventive care requirements—to promote and encourage employee health and wellbeing. Through these programs, they hope to create a...

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Robots Aren’t Taking Over: 86% of Employers say Digitization Will Increase or Maintain Headcounts

HR Hero Line - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 06:10

Developing the best blend of technical skills and soft skills is the solution to the Skills Revolution for individuals and employers alike. As technology transforms organizations, skills needs are changing rapidly and companies are struggling to find the talent they need. ManpowerGroup’s new report—Robots Need Not Apply: Human Solutions in...

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What is Paid ‘Safe Time’?

HR Hero Line - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 05:00

Paid “safe time” refers to paid time off used specifically to deal with issues related to domestic abuse. While many employers offer some form of paid time off, not all employers have specific PTO days allotted to deal with domestic abuse. This can be a critical distinction, as it allows victims in these situations to try to take steps to...

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Benefits to Hiring Ex-Convicts

HR Hero Line - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 05:00

In yesterday’s Advisor, we outlined some of the perceived risks involved for employers who opt to hire ex-convicts. Today, we’re going to be taking a look at some of the potential benefits. There are a lot of potential benefits for employers who consider hiring someone with a previous conviction: The hiring can become evidence of...

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All the Money in the World: Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Williams, and Wage Disparity Issues

HR Hero Line - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 13:56

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the ongoing Hollywood reckoning, Kevin Spacey’s downfall was swift following accusations from Anthony Rapp that Spacey sexually assaulted him at the age of 14. Since Rapp came forward, several others have joined him in accusing Spacey of sexual misconduct and predatory behavior. Netflix suspended...

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