From government guidance to social distancing mandates, sources recommended such plans rely on strong principles but make room for flexibility. As workplaces reopen, employers will need to devise plans that follow strong principles. Such plans must also preserve flexibility, allowing employers to pivot when necessary. But what are those principles? And how can employers enact…

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Fair compensation requires both awareness and action………… Most HR leaders have heard disheartening statistics about the gender pay gap. PayScale, for example, reported in its Gender Pay Gap Report for 2020 that women make only $0.81 for every dollar men make. And the World Economic Forum has estimated that it will take more than 100…

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In this, our fifth and final installment of Back to Basics, we outline an anti-retaliation checklist. Case in Point – when supervisors sat down with Frank Brown to tell him he couldn’t take leave to attend a doctor’s appointment with his wife during the workday, he yelled and banged his fists on the table, court documents…

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Annual appraisals are falling out of favor as companies open lines of communication and provide regular feedback and coaching to workers. Most workers value candid discussions on workplace performance. They want regular and more-transparent performance feedback. But employees don’t believe that management has a good grasp of performance assessments and related guidance. Sometimes the review…

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