The National Labor Relations Board has ordered covered, private sector employers to post a notice of employee rights under the National Labor Relations Act. The final rule takes effect (after several postponements) on April 30, 2012.
Assosiated Press reports at Fox News The California Supreme Court ruled Thursday that employers are under no obligation to ensure that workers take legally mandated lunch breaks in a case that affects thousands of businesses and millions of workers. Read More..
The United States Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division issued important new directives to its field investigators. These directives will impact employers who employ individuals who pool gratuities. The Wage and Hour Division’s Field Assistance Bulletin No. 2012-2 rejects the ruling of a Federal appeals court and advises field staff that the department’s 2011…
This month, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the “Commission” or “EEOC”) released its enforcement and litigation statistics for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2011. According to the report, fiscal year 2011 was a record-breaking year for the Commission in several ways.
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In an unstable market, it is critical for organizations to leverage their resources to ensure that the business remains viable and successful. An often overlooked resource that can increase employee satisfaction and help build a positive brand image in the marketplace is employee benefits. The key to leveraging employee benefits is a well-developed benefits communication strategy.