Category: Human Resources

Tips for Paying Exempt Employees Their Guaranteed Salaries on an Hourly, Daily, or Shift Basis, pay exempt employees their guaranteed compensation
Dec 27, 2018
Tips for Paying Exempt Employees Their Guaranteed Salaries on an Hourly, Daily, or Shift Basis

The Department of Labor explains how you can pay exempt employees their guaranteed compensation. If you work in human resources, then you are likely familiar with the practice of reviewing positions for exemptions under the federal wage and hour law.  Employees that pass both the “salary basis” and the “job duties” tests and who operate […]

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Understanding California’s New Pay Equity Law, compensation
Oct 04, 2018
Understanding California’s New Pay Equity Law

Here’s what every business owner should know about the California law that is calling for equal compensation for all workers. Recently, many states and municipalities have taken it upon themselves to enact their own version of pay equity laws.  In California, the guidelines laid out in Assembly Bill 168 signed by Governor Jerry Brown a […]

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Mississippi Black Women Experience the Largest Wage Gap in America, wage gap
Sep 20, 2018
Mississippi Black Women Experience the Largest Wage Gap in America

Report shows that the wage gap between black women and white men in Mississippi is among the largest in the nation. A new report written in partnership with Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, looks to raise awareness for the wage gap that exists between black women and white men.  Using median wages, the report explains […]

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Eliminating Sexual Harassment in Higher Education
Jul 12, 2018
Eliminating Sexual Harassment in Higher Education

Strategies to address the increasing rates of sexual harassment in higher ed. When you think about it, it’s not surprising that the institution of higher education has had so many instances of harassment.  The system is very hierarchical and it’s often difficult to ensure that desired attitudes and culture are consistent across campuses.  Up to […]

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Learning About the Student Non-Discrimination Act, Student Non-Discrimination Act
May 17, 2018
Learning About the Student Non-Discrimination Act

Learn about what the Student Non-Discrimination Act stands for and how it hopes to make provisions for educational equality for students of all sexual orientations and gender identities. On March 21st, 2018, the Student Non-Discrimination Act was reintroduced for consideration in the House of Representatives.  This Act specifically looks to address the pervasive discrimination that […]

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