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New overtime law: How it works and what changes for employers

The United States’ new overtime law – introduced in 2019 and set to take effect in January 2020 – is being met with tepid a...

Why should employers care about the gender pay gap?

Businesses do not profit from the gender pay gap. It hurts them. But, the way the gender pay gap is framed by activists hurts th...

The problem with employee wellness programs

Employee wellness programs are morally questionable and misguided. Companies usually turn to them to reduce health costs, but th...

Are employee referral bonuses worth it?

Can an employee referral bonus make a difference in your employee referral program? It’d be great if employees were always happy...

What does Massachusetts’ equal pay law mean for employers?

Will Massachusetts be the first state to close the gender pay gap? On August 1, the state passed the most robust equal pay law t...

Money for nothing: are we ready for universal basic income?

Several years ago I went to visit a radical experiment in the remote west of Kenya near the shores of Lake Victoria. A handful o...

How to get employees to actually take vacation

A vacation? What’s that? In 2015, more than half of American workers didn’t use all of their paid vacation days. In comparison, ...

3 reasons to get a short-term disability policy

A quarter of all working Americans now in their 20s will suffer a period of short-term disability before they retire. A worrying...

5 reasons you need an official paternity leave policy

While the struggle for statutory maternity leave has been making visible progress in recent years, efforts to deliver laws on pa...

Drafting a maternity leave policy: 5 things you should know

Maternity leave policies in the United States have come a long way from the 1960s when working mothers were ...

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