NEWS

   

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  • Purple Campaign creates employer certification to address harassment

    Similarly to the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, which sets standards for and monitors how organizations respect LGBTQ employees' rights, the new organization the Purpl...


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    https://www.hrdive.com/news/purple-campaign-creates-employer-certification-to-address-harassment/558960/6300
  • House passes bill to hike the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour

    The House passed a bill Thursday to hike the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour in a win for liberal activists who have long pushed to give low-wage workers a raise. The Democratic-held chamber pass...


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    https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/18/house-passes-raise-the-wage-act-15-per-hour-minimum-wage-bill.html6301
  • Rise in employment led by self-employed and older workers

    As with the last few months, the latest UK employment figures look like a sea of tranquillity. The number of people in work is up ever so slightly (setting another record), unemployment down slightly ...


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    https://workplaceinsight.net/trends-in-uk-employment/6291
  • Uber sets diversity goals, ties executive compensation to D&I success

    Uber will consider progress toward its 2022 diversity and inclusion goals when it determines executive pay and evaluates executives' job performance, the tech company announced Monday in its 2019 ...


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    https://www.hrdive.com/news/uber-sets-diversity-goals-ties-executive-compensation-to-di-success/558935/6298
  • Younger workers driving co-working office trend

    Co-working spaces are growing in demand, according to commercial real estate company BBG, thanks to younger workers who find traditional work settings less preferable to more flexible options. Citing ...


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    https://www.hrdive.com/news/younger-workers-driving-co-working-office-trend/558810/6299
  • Detroit career-readiness program preps 8,000 young residents for work

    The Grow Detroit's Young Talent (GDYT) program is providing 8,281 young Detroit residents with work experience this summer, reported the Detroit Free Press. Founded five years ago by Detroit Mayor...


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    https://www.hrdive.com/news/detroit-career-readiness-program-preps-8000-young-residents-for-work/558709/6290
  • Overtime Rule May Be Issued Faster Under New DOL Leadership

    Employers can expect to see change more quickly at the Department of Labor (DOL), including issuance of a final overtime rule perhaps as soon as by the end of the year, now that the department is unde...


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    https://www.shrm.org/ResourcesAndTools/legal-and-compliance/employment-law/Pages/overtime-rule-new-DOL-leadership.aspx6280
  • DOL Proposes Major Expansion of Apprenticeships

    The U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL's) newly proposed apprenticeship programs would be available to certified industry groups, schools, nonprofits and unions and would be largely free from reg...


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    https://www.shrm.org/ResourcesAndTools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/Pages/DOL-Proposes-Major-Expansion-Apprenticeships.aspx6281
  • Employers Can Limit Union Activities in Public Spaces on Their Property

    Employers can now ban nonemployee union representatives from organizing in public spaces on their property so long as their policies are applied consistently to all nonemployees. The National Labor Re...


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    https://www.shrm.org/ResourcesAndTools/legal-and-compliance/employment-law/Pages/Employers-Can-Limit-Union-Activities-in-Public-Spaces-on-Their-Property.aspx6278

EVENTS

Conferences

CLO Exchange Canada

CLO EXCHANGE CANADA

July 21-23, 2019
After the enormous success of 2018’s CLO Exchange in Toronto, we are very excited to announce the return of the CLO Exchange Canada for our 3rd Edition! We have updated our program for 2019 to include cutting-edge content areas, highly interactive and experiential learning sessions, along with...

HR Summit

HR SUMMIT

July 23-24, 2019
The HR Summit is a platform to gain examples of HR best practice from leading organisations to apply in your workplace, learn how to use big data to enhance strategic decision-making, update your knowledge of employment law and your obligations as an employer, explore the future of HR in an increasi...

Workforce Planning Engineering

WORKFORCE PLANNING ENGINEERING

July 22-24, 2019
Planning for tomorrow’s engineering workforce starts today. The engineering labor market is experiencing a fundamental transformation. With a record low unemployment of 1.8% in 2018, and one third of engineers retiring over the next five years, companies across the utilities, manufacturing, ci...

Workforce Planning for Engineering Conference

WORKFORCE PLANNING FOR ENGINEERING CONFERENCE

July 22-24, 2019
Planning for tomorrow's engineering workforce starts today. The engineering labor market is experiencing a fundamental transformation. With a record low unemployment of 1.8% in 2018, and one third of engineers retiring over the next five years, companies across the utilities, manufacturing, civi...

The HR Conference for Retail and eCommerce

THE HR CONFERENCE FOR RETAIL AND ECOMMERCE

April 10-12, 2018
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HR Retail will help you transform your recruitment, employee engagement, and people development strategies. You’ll leave with tools and insights to stay ahead of the rapid transformations in the retail landscape.

5th Human Capital Management Summit for Airports

5TH HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT SUMMIT FOR AIRPORTS

July 16-19, 2019
Learn how you can develop solutions to the biggest challenges in meeting people demand, coping with future human capital needs of the airports industry including digitalization and present innovative solutions of developing and planning competency & talent development programs. Understand key fa...

NASSCOM HR Summit

NASSCOM HR SUMMIT

July 17-18, 2019
The conference will cover areas like industry level good practices session on HR challenges and strategies at play, the topics cover around employee engagement, retention, security and managing new generation.

In-house Recruitment Leaders Conference 2019

IN-HOUSE RECRUITMENT LEADERS CONFERENCE 2019

July 18-18, 2019
On the 18th July 2019, the hugely successful In-house Recruitment Leaders Conference will visit the Park Plaza Riverbank in London. In this ultimate learning & development day, In-house Recruiters will be able to witness complete unique case-study presentations, as well as benefit from our intim...

 

Webinars

JUL 22, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
USING PAYROLL AUDITS TO DETECT ERRORS AND FRAUD
Not every company has inventory, cash on hand, or international corruption risks. Every legitimate company has people and with that, comes payroll, and payroll fraud risk. It is imperative that all organizations assess this risk, and perform the appropriate measures to detect, deter and pr...
JUL 23, 2019
OPTIMIZING TEAM DYNAMICS THROUGH PET-FRIENDLY WORK ENVIRONMENTS
Anyone who studies work environments understand how important it is to attract, engage, retain, and create communities of employees. Why? Billions of dollars are wasted every year on employee attrition – latest estimates by SHRM indicate that it costs between 50-120k/employee to find...
JUL 23, 2019 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
TOP 3 WAYS TO ERADICATE BAD HIRES WITH REFERENCE CHECKING
When managed well, reference checks are one of the best ways to prevent costly and destructive hiring mistakes. Approaching reference checking as an ‘afterthought’ or a simply a ‘check the box’ is like flirting with disaster. Reference checking is a critical step in...
JUL 23, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
EMPLOYEE ATTENDANCE POLICY BEST PRACTICES
The costs associated with employee absenteeism can be astronomical. High levels of absenteeism can impact productivity, service quality and employee morale. From an HR management perspective, employee absenteeism and tardiness can be some of the toughest issues to address and remedy. This ...
JUL 23, 2019 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
MODERN SCREENING CHALLENGES IN THE AGE OF MILLENNIALS
Ah, Millennials! They're technically savvy, inherently curious, and wonderfully collaborative—qualities employers love. But they're also big players in the "gig" economy and its endless side hustle opportunities. (Do you ever wonder what your Millennial employees ar...
JUL 23, 2019 | 4.00 PM
QUALITY OF HIRE: IS YOUR RECRUITING WORKING?
Some recruiters rely on tried and true methods. Others are willing to go on a limb and try new technology. Regardless of which of these approaches sounds most like you, at some point you have to answer the question: Is this working. The answer lies in your data. In this program, Scott Mond...

THE STATE OF HR AUTOMATION: ADOPTION DRIVERS, AND NEXT ITERATION
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Most HR organizations spend an inordinate amount of time on manual administrative tasks. In near direct conflict with this reality is the search for ways HR can offer greater strategic contributions to their organizations. In webcast recording, you will learn how HR organizations are autom...
PROVING THE ROI OF LEARNING
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How Crowe’s L&D team measures their ROI of learning According to a recent survey, 67% of companies who invested online learning saw increased employee productivity and engagement. But how were they able to measure this impact? Watch now to walk away with: How Crowe LLP tracks learning metr...
HOW TO NAVIGATE GLOBAL REGULATIONS FOR TRANSFORMERS
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Transformers: Global Market Access/ Efficiency per DOE and NRCan Navigating the global regulations for DoE, NRCan, CE, IEC Publications; UL-EU Mark, global energy efficiency and SASO is a challenge for any size company. Compliance with these regulations can enable successful installations,...
HOW TO NAVIGATE RECENT CHANGES TO TRANSFORMER AND POWER SUPPLY STANDARDS
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Overview of ratings and applications for the 61558 Series of standards. This informational webinar will provide insight into the 3rd Edition of IEC 61558-1. Navigating global regulations is a challenge for any size company. UL is here to help you understand the complex compliance requireme...
SCREENING APPLICANTS USING SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES: LEGAL OR LIABILITY?
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This live webinar is designed for human resource managers, personnel managers, recruiters, benefit and payroll professionals, business owners and managers, and attorneys.
PAY ATTENTION: COMPLYING WITH NEW YORK AND FEDERAL WAGE AND HOUR LAWS
Sponsored
This live webinar is designed for human resource and payroll professionals, business owners and managers, presidents, vice presidents, CFOs, controllers, accountants, personnel managers, benefits professionals, bookkeepers, and attorneys.

RESOURCES

Digital is the inescapable way that businesses must operate—now and in the near future. For many firms, this means changing their fundamental business processes—from managerial structure, ...

Today’s workplace requires employees to be digital ready: they need both technical and cognitive skills to efficiently use provided productivity and collaboration tools. What assessment and enab...

With all of the priorities businesses face and all of the pressures on employees’ time and energies, I am sometimes asked the question – “Heide, what do you recommend as the ten esse...

As we transition to the new year, it’s time to change the way we talk about digital transformation.  It’s time we put more actions in place to accelerate transformation.  We&rsqu...

Building the right culture is one of the biggest drivers for business growth and employee engagement. HR has been designated to handle that charge, but they often lack the appropriate resources and ti...

This paper discusses the underlying drivers of consulting operations, particularly those that involve a firm’s most valuable asset — its people. In doing so, we also explore the correlatio...

Time allocation is a critical issue for owners and CEOs of small companies. Unlike a top-performing company CEO, small-company leaders can't offload tasks to layers of management and an army of worker...

Download this white paper and learn how to develop a successful employee orientation program that effectively illustrates job duties and company policies, lowers the learning curve and gets employees ...

The world of HR is constantly evolving and new trends continue to emerge. Are you aware of these trends? Are you using them to your advantage? Download this white paper to discover the top 5 trends th...