Passing on health costs to workers without killing morale

When it comes to keeping rising health costs at bay, employers essentially have three choices: change carriers, change coverage or change (i.e., increase) workers’ contributions. Because the little...
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2015 Job Seeker Nation Study

It’s been a long road to recovery, but the economy is finally bouncing back after the Great Recession. Businesses are growing, companies are hiring and quality talent is in high demand. For the skilled...
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7 Ineffective HR and Payroll Habits to Drop

There have been exciting developments in HR, payroll and benefits and the future promises more. To keep up with the rapidly evolving landscape, it starts with: A premium and complete HR and payroll technology...
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2 New Ways to Utilize Office Workspace

To capture business and workforce efficiencies, organizations are evolving the workspace to allow for enhanced mobility, collaboration and flexibility – all while saving money. At the forefront of alternative...
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Search Strings for Recruiters Looking For Work

As ironic as it may sound to some people, there are times when recruiters need help finding their next job. In this free eBook, industry insider Jim Stroud explains how to leverage Google to search more...
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EEOC Sues Md. Agency for Equal Pay Violations

A Maryland state agency violated the Equal Pay Act by paying women less than men even though they performed the same work as the men, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charged in a lawsuit filed...
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Foodservices Supply Company Sued by EEOC for Rejecting Applicant Because of Disability

Another company is in the EEOC’s legal crosshairs for allegedly rejecting a job applicant because of a perceived disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act. This time it is McLane Foodservice...
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Diabetic Job Applicant Awarded $35K in Settlement of EEOC’s Lawsuit Against University

Don’t turn someone down for employment because they have a disability. That simple truism is the lesson from today’s settlement by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission of its Americans...
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Gawker Media Writers to Unionize–and the Company’s Got No Problem With That

When was the last time that an employer actually welcomed their employees joining a union? Just the other day actually. Gawker Media announced on Thursday that its mostly 20-something staff is planning...
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To go where few companies have gone before — a land without managers

Can a company function without bosses?   As you’ve no doubt heard, online shoe retailer Zappos — or at least Zappos’ CEO Tony Hsieh — thinks so. The company’s been dabbling...
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