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Regulatory Analysis
We continually update our state and national regulatory analysis to help you stay current with changing regulations.

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A valuable metric for human resources and management alike, turnover provides information that can be used to identify retention issues before key employees seek other employment.
Guidance:
Attorney Amelia Holstrom of Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C. covers how federal laws and some state laws around pay transparency are shaping up, and how these developments are likely to affect organizations’ compliance obligations going forward. You’ll get valuable insight into how to examine your own pay practices to determine if there are gender or other compensation gaps to remedy for a better working climate, too.
Don’t get stuck in the payroll administration mud! Use this on-demand webinar when Kate Bischoff and Elizabeth Bystrom, two payroll experts will explain how to avoid paycheck administration pitfalls and how to navigate through tricky paycheck administration-related issues—from final paychecks, reimbursements, fringe benefits, and more.
Don’t get stuck in the payroll administration mud! Use this on-demand webinar when Kate Bischoff and Elizabeth Bystrom, two payroll experts will explain how to avoid paycheck administration pitfalls and how to navigate through tricky paycheck administration-related issues—from final paychecks, reimbursements, fringe benefits, and more.
Attorney Amelia Holstrom of Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C. covers how federal laws and some state laws around pay transparency are shaping up, and how these developments are likely to affect organizations’ compliance obligations going forward. You’ll get valuable insight into how to examine your own pay practices to determine if there are gender or other compensation gaps to remedy for a better working climate, too.
With this in-depth on-demand webinar compensation expert John A. Rubino will discuss strategies to help you determine the right balance between internal equity and market rate.
With this in-depth on-demand compensation expert John A. Rubino will discuss strategies to help you determine the right balance between internal equity and market rate.
Whether you want to reward performance, longevity, knowledge, skills, or competencies, determining pay grades is the first step to creating an internally equitable, market competitive compensation system. Use this on-demand webinar to learn how to create an equitable and competitive compensation system to attract and retain the best employees.
The Department of Labor (DOL) has created a six-point test to determine whether an intern in a private-sector job may work without pay, and local court rulings come into play as well. Use this on-demand webinar to learn best practices on how to bring interns on board for mutual benefit, and how to avoid the legal pitfalls that could result in costly lawsuits.
The Department of Labor (DOL) has created a six-point test to determine whether an intern in a private-sector job may work without pay, and local court rulings come into play as well. Use this on-demand webinar to learn best practices on how to bring interns on board for mutual benefit, and how to avoid the legal pitfalls that could result in costly lawsuits.
Use this informative on-demand webinar led by seasoned HR consultant Barbara Mitchell. She’ll provide you with strategies for managing HR’s role in the process of determining which benefit plans and related policies will stay, which will go, and which may become more of a hybrid model born out of each company’s existing benefit plan structure. Plus, you’ll get tips on how to handle employee communications with ease during the transition.
Use this informative on-demand webinar led by seasoned HR consultant Barbara Mitchell. She’ll provide you with strategies for managing HR’s role in the process of determining which benefit plans and related policies will stay, which will go, and which may become more of a hybrid model born out of each company’s existing benefit plan structure. Plus, you’ll get tips on how to handle employee communications with ease during the transition.
Whether you want to reward performance, longevity, knowledge, skills, or competencies, determining pay grades is the first step to creating an internally equitable, market competitive compensation system. Use this on-demand webinar to learn how to create an equitable and competitive compensation system to attract and retain the best employees.
Minimum wage rates vary from state to state. This chart identifies the 2017 minimum wage for all 50 states as well as the federal minimum wage.
White Papers:
United Benefit Advisors (UBA) says that more than one-third (35.1%) of all health plans offered employees a way to help pay their out-of-pocket expenses in 2016, through either a Health Savings Account (HSA) or a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA). Employers and employees reap benefits from both kinds of plans, but in different ways. Understanding key differences can help you make the right decision for your company.
Summer is upon us, and you know what that means: soon 2018 planning will begin. Perhaps you’ve been considering providing employees with a total compensation statement. These can be a way of giving employees a more complete picture of the benefits you provide, which may lead them to appreciate you more as their employer. At least, that’s the basic goal. The real picture is a little more complicated.
In today’s world, each individual must take charge of his or her own retirement. Still, there are many ways you can provide support. Are you doing all you can to help your team members win the retirement game? While getting employees to increase retirement contributions is one way, another is to help them manage their day-to-day finances.
The ways employees are paid continue to evolve. Here’s a roundup of a few of the latest changes and challenges shaping compensation policy nationwide, and perhaps right in your office.
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How much should you be paying to attract and retain the best employees, based on your industry and location?


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