Compensation

How You Respond to COVID-19 Will Define Your Employer Brand

What's at Stake without A Covid Response Plan? More than ever, how you treat your employees during a time of challenge as disruptive as COVID will follow you and impact employer reputation. The fundamental question all employers must be able to ask themselves when recruiting for new talent is “Why would someone want to work [...]

Build the Workforce You Need After COVID

During COVID there are absolutely disruptions and hardship, but also incredible opportunities to reset and think differently. Instead of instinctively looking to fill key roles, focus on acquiring the skills you need to gain an edge over the competition. In late November 2019 Gartner was reporting that the top priority for HR leaders in 2020 [...]

What the New Oregon Paid Family Medical Leave Means to You

On August 9, 2019, the Paid Family & Medical Leave (PMFL) insurance program was created to provide partially or fully compensated time away from work for employees who require Family, Medical or Safe leave. The law allows covered individuals to receive up to 12 weeks of paid time off to recover from serious illness, bond [...]

What OregonSaves Means for Every Employer

On May 15, 2020, the State of Oregon will require all private-sector employers with one (1) or more employees (based in Oregon) to participate in the OregonSaves program. Open to everyone, the state-run retirement program is intended to make it easier for workers in Oregon to save for retirement by contributing a portion of their [...]

By |2020-01-03T01:04:51+00:00January 3rd, 2020|Benefits, Compensation, Compliance|0 Comments

Oregon Businesses – Don’t Get Clucked Over the Equal Pay Act

Each time a new labor law is passed or rule approved, there’s typically some ominous warning from the Department of Labor about the dramatic $10k fines as a consequences of inaction or not remaining current. Could that really happen?

By |2018-02-17T20:22:28+00:00December 18th, 2017|Compliance, HR 101, Salaries and Wages|0 Comments

Do We Have to Pay an Employee Who Drove to a Canceled Meeting?

While wage and hour law requires that employees are paid for all time that they are 'suffered or permitted' to work, the question here is whether his attempt to go to a cancelled meeting would count.

By |2018-02-21T02:08:29+00:00July 19th, 2017|Compensation, Compliance, HR 101, Salaries and Wages|0 Comments
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