Treating diversity differently from other organizational goals leaves the firm vulnerable to consulting fads, symbolic actions and slow or no progress, according to a new report. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses have the opportunity to rethink strategies, goals and ways to measure them — key performance indicators (KPIs), as experts call them. During this process,…

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Health savings account (HSA) contribution limits for 2021 are going up $50 for self-only coverage and $100 for family coverage, the IRS announced May 21, giving employers that sponsor high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) plenty of time to prepare for open enrollment season later this year. The annual limit on HSA contributions will be $3,600 for…

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As many businesses start to reopen, they are creating guidelines to keep their employees safe. New protocols include requiring workers to stay six feet apart from each other (and from customers, if appropriate), wear face masks and keep their hands clean at all times. While some employees may be able to adhere to these conditions,…

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From leading video chats to helping reports deal with distractions, HR can relay a number of lessons to company leaders. Remote work, for years an emerging trend in American workplaces, has become an undeniable reality during the COVID-19 pandemic. Public health officials promoted social distancing as a means of mitigating COVID-19 when it began to…

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