In one of three recent opinion letters, the Department of Labor (DOL) explained how to calculate overtime pay for bonuses given for the completion of training over a period longer than one workweek. The bonus should be allocated equally to each week of the training period, according to the department, which said it would update
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 made several changes to the hardship withdrawal rules for 401(k) and 403(b) retirement plans. Two years in the making, the IRS issued final regulations on Sept. 23, 2019 to implement these changes. Many of the changes are already effective, but certain mandatory provisions take effect Jan. 1, 2020.
You register the weary, emotionally depleted faces at the staff meeting. No one is engaged. Last year, staff turnover and absenteeism increased as profits fell. The burnout is palpable. Can this organization be saved? The CEO is willing to invest in a solution, but what would that even be? Enter the consulting psychologist with extensive
With 2019 winding down, HR pros are all wondering what new workplace trends 2020 will bring. Well, look no further! The experts at Glassdoor have answers for you in their Jobs & Hiring Trends for 2020 report. Here’s what Glassdoor says you can expect to see in the new year. 1. AI will play a bigger
The 14th largest private company in the U.S. announced Nov. 7 that it now offers six weeks of paid parental leave to most of its 28,000 employees following the birth or adoption of a child. Pilot Flying J’s “gender-neutral” leave benefit is available to all new parents working at its rest stops, retail locations and
Employee engagement is one of the biggest challenges in talent management. But meeting that challenge is worth it. Keep your best workers engaged and you’ll keep them working for you. In this period of low unemployment, top workers are leaving every day for new opportunities. And your competitors are doing their best to get more
It is one thing to expect the unexpected. It is quite another to accept the unexpected. Denial is a powerful thing, and even the best of us can be convinced that our plans are comprehensive and our preparedness complete. The key ways to overcome this sort of complacency are to link crisis management and business
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is expected to set a new salary threshold soon for the white-collar exemptions to overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)—but employers should start planning for changes now. The DOL might not give employers more than three or four months between the announcement of the final rule