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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.
Tracking turnover provides HR with valuable information that can be used to address issues such as compensation, management practices, and workload before key employees seek other employment. Use this worksheet to calculate your monthly, quarterly, and annual turnover rates and compare them to national data.
Guidance:
Don’t cross your fingers and hope that you’ve met your compliance obligations. Use this in-depth on-demand webinar that will explain the latest group health plan design and administration tripwires to avoid this open enrollment season.
Don’t cross your fingers and hope that you’ve met your compliance obligations. Use this in-depth on-demand webinar that will explain the latest group health plan design and administration tripwires to avoid this open enrollment season.
Our presenter, a skilled employment attorney, will walk you through the many—and some potentially surprising—ways sex discrimination claims may arise as a result of your leave, pay, or other policies.
Our presenter, a skilled employment attorney, will walk you through the many—and some potentially surprising—ways sex discrimination claims may arise as a result of your leave, pay, or other policies.
Does the state have requirements on family and medical leave that differ from federal law?
Does your state have its own minimum wage? Does your state have exemptions to its minimum wage requirements?
Does your state expand unemployment compensation coverage beyond the Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA)?
Does your state exclude certain classes of employees from unemployment compensation coverage?
Does your state have specific requirements for meal periods? What about breaks? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.
Does your state have requirements for military leave that go beyond federal law?
What workers' compensation issues must employers be aware of?
What are your state’s basic workers’ compensation requirements for employers?
Does your state have health insurance continuation and conversion requirements in addition to COBRA?
How frequently must employers in your state pay employees? Does your state have special rules for callback/report-in pay?
(A.) What agency administers disability insurance in your state? What are the specifics on coverage, self-insurance options, and financing?
(B.) How does your state define disability? How are the base period, benefit year, earning resuirements, benefit amount, and benefit duration calculated? Can employees be disqualified from receipt of benefits?
(C.) What are the calculations for weekly benefit amount, duration of benefits, deductions, and partial week benefits? Is there a waiting period?
Does your state require employers to pay earned vacation and/or sick days upon separation? Is there a “use it or lose it” policy? Does your state have any special restrictions on the use of paid leave to account for partial-day absences for exempt employees?
What are the qualification requirements for employees in your state to receive unemployment compensation?
Does state or local law require employers to offer spousal benefits to same-sex partners or common-law spouses?
What are your state's rules for hiring minors?
Does your state have a deadline for employers to give final paychecks?
Does your state require granting leave to employees for jury duty and/or witness service?
Does your state have laws regarding pregnant employees that go beyond federal law? How does your state address breastfeeding in the workplace?
What are your state’s overtime requirements?
Does your state have timely payment requirements for commissions and/or requirements for figuring commissions?
Does the state have requirements regarding "small necessities" leave?
Does your state have special requirements for employers to provide paid sick leave or other paid time off? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

Does your state have special requirements for employers to provide paid sick leave or other paid time off? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

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For in-depth analysis on this topic, see Sick Leave.

Does your state have timely payment requirements for commissions and/or requirements for figuring commissions? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

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For in-depth analysis of this topic, see Paychecks.

Does the state have requirements regarding “small necessities” leave? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

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For in-depth analysis on this topic, see Personal Leave.

Does your state have laws regarding pregnant employees that go beyond federal law? How does your state address breastfeeding in the workplace? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

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For in-depth analysis on this topic, see Maternity and Pregnancy.

How frequently must employers in your state pay employees? Does your state have special rules for callback/report-in pay? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

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For in-depth analysis of this topic, see Paychecks or Callback/Report-In Pay.

Does your state have specific requirements for meal periods? What about breaks? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

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For in-depth analysis on this topic, see Rest Periods.

Does your state require employers to pay earned vacation and/or sick days upon separation? Is there a “use it or lose it” policy? Does your state have any special restrictions on the use of paid leave to account for partial-day absences for exempt employees? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

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For in-depth analysis of this topic, see Vacations.

Does your state restrict employers from making payroll deductions? Does your state prohibit firing employees because of wage garnishments? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

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For in-depth analysis of this topic, see Deductions from Pay or Garnishment.

Does your state require granting leave to employees for jury duty and/or witness service? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

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For in-depth analysis on this topic, see Jury Duty/ Court Appearance.

Does your state have a deadline for employers to give final paychecks? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

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For in-depth analysis on this topic, see Paychecks.

Does the state have requirements on family and medical leave that differ from federal law? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

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For in-depth analysis of this topic, see Leave of Absence (FMLA).

What are your state’s rules for hiring minors? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

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For in-depth analysis of this topic, see Child Labor.

Does your state have requirements for military leave that go beyond federal law? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

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For in-depth analysis on this topic, see Military Service.

(A) What agency administers disability insurance in your state? What are the specifics on coverage, self-insurance options, and financing?

(B) How does your state define disability? How are the base period, benefit year, earning requirement, benefit amount, and benefit duration calculated? Can employees be disqualified from receipt of benefits?

(C) What are the calculations for weekly benefit amount, duration of benefits, deductions, and partial week benefits? Is there a waiting period?

Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

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For in-depth analysis of this topic, see Disability Insurance.

Does state or local law require employers to offer spousal benefits to same-sex partners or common-law spouses? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

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For in-depth analysis of this topic, see Domestic Partner Benefits.

Does your state allow employers to require direct deposit of paychecks? Does your state have special rules on the use of payroll cards? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

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For in-depth analysis on this topic, see Paychecks.

Does your state have its own minimum wage? Does your state have exemptions to its minimum wage requirements? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

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For in-depth analysis on this topic, see Minimum Wage.

What are your state’s overtime requirements? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

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For in-depth analysis on this topic, see Overtime.

What workers' compensation issues must employers be aware of? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

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For in-depth analysis of this topic, see Workers' Compensation.

What are your state's basic workers' compensation requirements for employers? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

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For in-depth analysis of this topic, see Workers' Compensation.

Does your state expand unemployment compensation coverage beyond the Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA)? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

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For in-depth analysis of this topic, see Unemployment Compensation.

What are the qualification requirements for employees in your state to receive unemployment compensation? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

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For in-depth analysis of this topic, see Unemployment Compensation.

Does your state have health insurance continuation and conversion requirements in addition to COBRA? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

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For in-depth analysis of this topic, see Health Insurance Continuation (COBRA).

What are your state’s unemployment tax rules and rates? How are unemployment charges allocated among multiple employers? Does your state permit voluntary contributions? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

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For in-depth analysis of this topic, see Unemployment Compensation.

Does your state exclude certain classes of employees from unemployment compensation coverage? Find out using this state-by-state comparison chart.

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For in-depth analysis of this topic, see Unemployment Compensation.

Job Descriptions:
Appraise, edit, and direct safekeeping of permanent records and historically valuable documents. Participate in research activities based on archival materials.
Appraise real and personal property to determine its fair value. May assess taxes in accordance with prescribed schedules.
Observe, research, and interpret astronomical phenomena to increase basic knowledge or apply such information to practical problems.
Lay and install carpet from rolls or blocks on floors. Install padding and trim flooring materials.
Perform engineering duties in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of building structures, and facilities, such as roads, railroads, airports, bridges, harbors, channels, dams, irrigation projects, pipelines, power plants, and water and sewage systems.
Teach courses in economics. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Provide personal services to ensure the safety, security, and comfort of airline passengers during flight. Greet passengers, verify tickets, explain use of safety equipment, and serve food or beverages.
Install glass in windows, skylights, store fronts, and display cases, or on surfaces, such as building fronts, interior walls, ceilings, and tabletops.
Provide routine individualized healthcare such as changing bandages and dressing wounds, and applying topical medications to the elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities at the patient's home or in a care facility. Monitor or report changes in health status. May also provide personal care such as bathing, dressing, and grooming of patient.
Design and oversee construction and repair of marine craft and floating structures such as ships, barges, tugs, dredges, submarines, torpedoes, floats, and buoys. May confer with marine engineers.
White Papers:
As the competitive landscape adjusts to economic and societal forces, so do the ways companies seek to attract and retain their key executives. To find out whether (or how) benefits and perks for CEOs, senior executives and other company leaders have changed in recent years, Ayco, a Goldman Sachs company, conducted the 2017 Executive Benefits Survey.
Recently, as the federal government considers changes to the rules around HSAs, Mercer conducted a web briefing discussing HSA trends and developments. By and large, the changes under discussion could simplify a few of the administrative rough spots.
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