Fri.Sep 15, 2023

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DOL Opens Comment Period for Proposed ‘White Collar’ Threshold Change

PayrollOrg

On September 8, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced it had opened the comment period on its proposal to increase the minimum salary level for the Fair Labor Standards Act “white collar” exemptions.

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Two in five older staff are unaware of their total retirement savings

Employee Benefits

Two-fifths of older employees are unaware of how much they have saved for retirement, according to research by workplace savings and pensions fintech Cushon. Its survey of more than 2,000 employees enrolled into a workplace pension found that older employees have less clarity over the value of their retirement pension pots , as 41% of those aged 55 and above are not sure how much they have saved, compared to almost three in 10 (28%) of all UK staff.

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Will the UAW Demands of a 4-day Workweek be Met by the Big 3?

HR Digest

The United Auto Workers (UAW) negotiations have not drawn to a close, despite an extended wait for the Big 3 to accept the clearly stated UAW demands. This has led to the union’s first simultaneous strike against all three companies, with picket lines at a Ford plant in Michigan, a Stellantis plant in Toledo, and a General Motors plant in Missouri, according to The Washington Post.

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Employees are picking up second jobs to gain fertility benefits

Employee Benefit News

Only 40% of companies currently offer some kind of fertility or family-building benefit, and it's forcing workers to look elsewhere for support.

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HR in 2025: Insights & Predictions

What type of worker is most engaged—hybrid, remote, or onsite? What are the drivers of effective leadership? What does the C-suite think HR is most responsible for? And why is a wave of HR resignations more likely in the next 12 months? Get our annual survey report to find out: The #1 challenge of recruiting & hiring Why remote teams are struggling What are the drivers of effective (and ineffective) leadership And lots more!

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Overcoming the Shame Spiral to Unlock Growth with Sayle Hutchison

15Five

Sayle Hutchison , 15Five’s CFO, is a respected software industry leader. Throughout her career, she’s overseen four different major acquisitions. But, to succeed in an executive leadership position, she had to undergo a process of personal growth and transformation. On 15Five’s HR Superstars Podcast , Hutchison talked about how she overcame negative self-talk and shame, developed confidence as a female leader in tech, and created a life that felt truly worth living.

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HMRC publishes consultation on reporting salary advances

Employee Benefits

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has published a consultation on proposed amendments to regulations that will allow employers to delay reporting advance salary payments made to an employee. The proposed amendments will mean that employers can delay reporting these until the remainder of that salary instalment has been paid and certain conditions have been met.

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The United Auto Workers call for a strike at all three Detroit automakers

Employee Benefit News

Workers walked out on a Ford plant in Michigan, a General Motors factory in Missouri and a Stellantis plant in Ohio.

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Royal Mail expands staff wellbeing benefits

Employee Benefits

Royal Mail has expanded its wellbeing benefits to provide extended support for employees and their families. Through its wellbeing hub, Royal Mail employees will have unlimited 24/7 access to an online GP that is also available to partners and children, unlimited mental health consultations for themselves and their partners, up from eight sessions per year previously, up to eight physiotherapy sessions a year for themselves and partners, and a personalised wellbeing report that unlocks lifestyle

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How to improve your health and wellness benefits this fall

Employee Benefit News

PTO policies, better working conditions for nurses and a new approach to healthcare costs can improve health outcomes for all.

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The Employers Guide to Controlling Cancer

About 40% of us will be diagnosed with cancer in our lifetime, and patients are getting younger. At the same time, the cost of treatment continues to rise, with employers spending 8.5% more on cancer care for each employee than they did last year. The best thing employers can do for their employees and business tomorrow is to invest in cancer detection and care today.

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USA Today and The Tennessean search for Beyoncé and Taylor Swift reporters

Employee Benefits

Beyonce photo credit: A.RICARDO / Shutterstock.com Something for the weekend: US publications USA Today and The Tennessean are seeking two reporters to capture the music, fashion, cultural and economic influences of Taylor Swift and Beyoncé and be compensated for it. If you’re a member of the Beyhive or a self-confessed Swiftie, then read on! The publications are looking for an energetic writer, photographer and social media pro who can provide content across multiple platforms related to the tw

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It's time to revamp performance reviews for older employees

Employee Benefit News

By establishing good working relationships and understanding evolving needs, leaders can get the best from their experienced employees.

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The top 10 most-read articles between 8 – 14 September 2023

Employee Benefits

The top 10 most-read articles on employeebenefits.co.uk between 8 – 14 September 2023 were: Robert Gordon University enhances benefits package Aldi Scotland recognised for employee wellbeing commitment Veolia enhances benefits for Near and Middle East staff Get paid to watch Great British Bake Off and eat cakes Annual pay growth for May to July 2023 rises by 7.8% Tedaisy Insurance Group creates pet bereavement hub UK mean hourly pay gap falls to 12.97% in six years Deutsche Bank enhances A

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Empathy's CEO Ron Gura is changing how workplaces respond to death

Employee Benefit News

Ron Gura, co-founder and CEO of Empathy, is determined to provide holistic bereavement benefits to companies of all sizes.

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Game Plan Total Rewards Consulting: We Solve [period].

Game Plan Total Rewards provides strategic consulting and project management services for Total Rewards, HR Operations, and Mental Health programs. From 50 to 50,000+ employees, all industries, we are experienced in working with all sizes and types of organizations and can support globally given our experience in over 30 countries.

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What is a summary of benefits and coverage (SBC)?

PeopleKeep

Whether you’re shopping for an individual insurance policy or evaluating a health plan offered through your job, determining whether a health plan offers the right coverage for you and your family can be tricky. Thankfully, under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more health insurance companies and coverage options are available on the individual market than ever before.

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Revolutionizing HR: The role of artificial intelligence in HR services

Higginbotham

The rapid advancement of artificial intelligence technology is defining a new workplace, transforming the outlook for many traditional jobs and challenging human resources professionals to harness the power of generative AI for both workforce development and strategic competitive advantage. In this article, we will look at the emerging role of artificial intelligence in HR practices, including examples of how both corporate and small business HR professionals are implementing AI-powered solution

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The Ultimate Guide for Shipping/Receiving Coordinators: Must-Have Tools in Your Toolbox

Professionals Alternative

[link] The Ultimate Guide for Shipping/Receiving Coordinators: Must-Have Tools in Your Toolbox Introduction to the Role of a Shipping/Receiving Coordinator As a Shipping/Receiving Coordinator, you play a crucial role in the smooth operation of logistics and warehouse management. You are the backbone of the shipping and receiving department, responsible for ensuring that packages and materials are received, processed, and distributed efficiently.

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New overtime regulations are open for comment

Business Management Daily

Proposed regulations raising the salary employees must earn to be exempt from overtime were published in last Friday’s Federal Register. You have until Nov. 7 to comment. Comments may be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Publication in the Federal Register is the start of a long process. Whenever the comment period closes—extensions of comment periods are common—the Department of Labor must read those comments before it issues final regulations.

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How to Design a People-First Benefits Package for Your Unique Team

Benefits are central to any HR strategy. A strong benefits package attracts top talent, boosts engagement, and retains top performers.

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Johari Window Model to Improve Your Self-Awareness

BetterUp

Jump to section What’s self-awareness, and why is it important? What is the Johari window model? How to use the Johari window model Why should you use the Johari window model?

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Revolutionising Healthcare: A call to people leaders for a holistic, technology-driven approach to wellbeing

Employee Benefits

By Madhur Srivastava, CEO DocHQ In the fast-paced business ecosystem, the wellbeing of our teams stands as a crucial focus, acting as the heartbeat of prosperous organisations. It brings us face-to-face with a startling revelation from the Royal London 2022 report, where 51.7% of Income Protection claims were spurred by musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions.

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Freshdesk

HR Lineup

Freshdesk is a leading knowledge management software solution offered by Freshworks, designed to streamline and optimize helpdesk management for businesses of all sizes. With a robust set of features and a user-friendly interface, Freshdesk empowers organizations to efficiently organize, create, and deliver knowledge resources to enhance customer support, boost employee productivity, and drive overall operational excellence.

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What Is Job Abandonment?

BerniePortal

What Is Job Abandonment? Job abandonment is usually pretty easy to identify: someone abandons their job when they no-call and no-show repeatedly.

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New Report from 3,500+ Employers Confirms Retention is a Top HR Priority in 2024

The first report from Gallagher’s 2024 US Workforce Trends Report Series, includes data from 3,500+ employers who participated in the 2024 US Benefits Strategy & Benchmarking Survey. The report provides benchmarks for benefits, HR and people strategies to help organizations thrive. Organizations continue to rank retention as the top priority for HR, and second highest for operations.

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Bloomfire

HR Lineup

Bloomfire is a leading knowledge management software platform designed to streamline the organization, sharing, and accessibility of knowledge within businesses and teams. This innovative platform leverages the power of modern technology to help organizations harness their collective wisdom, improve productivity, and drive informed decision-making. As a versatile knowledge management solution, Bloomfire offers a wide array of features and capabilities that make it an indispensable tool for busin

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How Many Hours Is a Part-Time Job?

BetterUp

Jump to section How many hours is a part-time job?

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Document360

HR Lineup

Document360 is a comprehensive knowledge management software designed to empower organizations with a robust platform for creating, organizing, and sharing knowledge seamlessly. This versatile tool serves as a centralized hub for documenting and disseminating vital information within an organization, enabling teams to collaborate efficiently and ensure the availability of up-to-date knowledge resources.

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Wellbeing, flexibility and work-life balance top most employees’ wish list in 2023

Workplace Insight

The latest Employee Wellbeing Data Report [registration] from flexible office provider Mindspace claims that around 9 in 10 employees consider wellbeing facilities and offerings are ‘critical’ when choosing a workplace, and 82 percent expect support from their employers in achieving a work-life balance. The report argues that whilst the trend of ‘quiet quitting’ may be abating and the ‘return-to-office’ mandates are increasing, the survey suggests that attitud

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