Next hurricane season, don’t expect your pizza delivery in the midst of an evacuation. Despite a current administration that favors employers, some ordinances passed and proposed in February went in favor of workers, including pizza delivery guys. In this article, we look to Texas and Florida for the latest in HR legislation, as we expect their changes to be the start of larger trends across the nation. We’ll also take a look at leave management’s biggest challenges and Fortune’s Best Companies to Work For list in 2018.
Nearly a quarter of the way through 2018, and there’s a lot going on in the world of Human Resources. Keep reading for more HR news in our latest HR Roundup!
As we closed out 2017, a wild year for regulatory changes and workplace legislation, we witnessed some big changes that will affect the new year (and the years to come). This last month, employers received a Christmas gift from the IRS in the form of an extension, Congress passed a controversial tax bill, the DOL released its fall regulatory agenda, and we see more businesses tapping into the benefits of augmented and virtual reality technology.
Lately, it seems you can’t look at the news without another sexual harassment scandal popping up. It’s a serious problem in America, especially in the workplace, that has been swept under the rug for far too long. As HR professionals, you can’t let these situations go unaddressed. Fortunately, lawmakers and government agencies are taking steps toward change to help HR take action and prevent sexual misconduct in the workplace.
In this edition of the HR Roundup, we'll take a look at the latest legislation surrounding workplace sexual misconduct. We also discuss the ACA noncompliance penalties, FLSA overtime rule litigation, OSHA’s filing extension, and research on compensation for HR executives.
From natural disasters to last-minute repeal efforts, September has been full of buzzworthy news. Read on for the latest round up of HR news and how it could impact your organization.