House Approves Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) in a 329-73 vote on Sept. 17. The Senate will now consider the bill, which, if passed,...

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When Top Candidates Have Another Offer

While some recruiters, HR professionals and hiring managers recommend expediting the hiring process while asking the candidate to hold off on accepting the other offer, others take a less...

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IRS Guidance Clarifies Employers’ SECURE Act Obligations

Long-awaited IRS guidance answers questions about how employers should implement key provisions of the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act. The measure, signed into law last...

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Episode 244: Building Workplace Culture For Remote Employees

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, it has been a challenge for employers in various industries to support remote employees, stay connected to and engaged with employees, adapt communication strategies...

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Company Finds Virtual Dog Show Breeds Employee Engagement

​Artificial intelligence company Interactions is going to the dogs … in a good way. The Franklin, Mass.-based company conducted a one-hour, family friendly virtual dog show, complete with judging....

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Viewpoint: How to Minimize the Risk of Retirement Plan Litigation

Companies facing 401(k) participant lawsuits are typically accused of failing to pay adequate attention to the retirement plan, such as by failing to replace poorly performing or overly expensive...

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Number of the day: the rise of caregivers during COVID-19

55: Percentage of caregivers who did not identify as such prior to the pandemic. COVID-19 is accelerating the caregiving crisis by thrusting more Americans into caregiving roles, according to...

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