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The 2016 Salary Guides from Robert Half reveal U.S. starting salaries for professional occupations are expected to increase an average of 4.1% next year.
Contrary to popular belief, Millennials are as motivated by salary as their older coworkers, according to the Staples Advantage Workplace Index,* a recent study of office workers in the United States and Canada, conducted by the business-to-business division of Staples, Inc.
Employee perks are nothing new. Great company perks can even be the deciding factor for a lot of candidates when choosing a place to work. Some workplace perks are fairly common, like a casual dress code, but there are other perks that really go above and beyond standard offerings.
Dan Arieli of Duke University's Faraq School of Business, noted that money isn't always the best motivator.
We all make mistakes, and when we do, we just hope we have a chance to fix them and learn from them. But when somebody gives you a second chance to fix a mistake, you'd better actually fix it because third chances are harder to come by.
Both the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) often apply to employees who are seriously ill or injured. When this happens, employers may be required to grant leave and to accommodate the employee under both the FMLA and the ADA.
The U.S. Department of Labor announced that, effective January 1, 2016, the applicable minimum wage rate to be paid to workers performing work on or in connection with federal contracts covered by Executive Order 13658, will be increased from $10.10 per hour up to the new rate of $10.15 per hour.
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