We're diving into the topic of Agile with HRCI Ambassador Juan Tinoco, SPHRi, and how HR professionals can harness this methodology for organizational adaptation and transformation.
Litigation challenging the new independent contractor rule issued by the Department of Labor has been filed. The Biden Administration announced several actions designed to advance pay equity that will prevent federal contractors and federal agencies from using prior salary history when setting pay.
As a leader in the DEIB space, Frank González, Ph.D., PHR, specializes in creating sustainable balance for stakeholders and employees through inclusion and diversity. Read how Frank navigates the complexities of HR today and his biggest piece of advice to those seeking to elevate their leadership skills in in our latest HRCI Champion feature.
The Department of Labor (DOL) released a final rule that will be effective on March 11th that revises the determination as to whether an individual is an employee or independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The House of Representatives passed a Congressional Review Act resolution nullifying a joint employer rule issued by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
Congress returns to Washington and needs to provide funding for the federal government either by January 19th or February 2nd depending on the agency. As part of the continuing resolution passed in November, the Congress established two deadlines for funding the federal government in order to avoid a partial shutdown.
In the semi-annual regulatory agenda developed by federal agencies, the Department of Labor announced that the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) proposed rule concerning overtime exemptions for executive, administrative and professional employees will be finalized in April 2024.
The Workforce Protections Subcommittee of the House Education and the Workforce Committee held a hearing to examine the proposed FLSA overtime rule for executive, administrative, and professional employees.
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A resolution has been introduced in Congress under the Congressional Review Act that would overturn the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) joint employer rule. The IRS has announced the 2024 pension contribution limits. The Employee Benefits Security Administration has proposed a rule updating the investment advice fiduciary definition.
Juan Paolo Arao, GPHR, is a talent and organizational development consultant working with international organizations to continually improve best practices in people, organizational culture, talent development, and performance management.
The Department of Labor has refused to extend the November 7th deadline for the submission of comments on the proposed rule that would increase the salary basis threshold for executive, administrative, and professional employees to over $55,000 per year. The EEOC has begun the EEO-1 annual data collection period and an Executive Order and legislation concerning artificial intelligence has been introduced in the Senate.
Human Resource Development Corporation (HRD Corp) and Promeritus SDN BHD, the key strategic partner of HR Certification Institute (HRCI®) in Malaysia, signed a memorandum of understanding during HR Corp’s annual flagship event, the National Human Capital Conference & Exhibition (NHCCE) 2023.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEO) issued proposed workplace harassment guidance with comments due by November 1st. A Subcommittee in the House of Representatives held an oversight hearing examining the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The EEOC reported undertaking additional litigation in the recently completed fiscal year and the Labor Department and Federal Trade Commission entered into a memorandum of understanding to increase collaboration.
In today’s tumultuous workplace—where so many situations are complex, uncertain, and highly fluid—leaders must be open to new ways of thinking and working. Instead of leadership agility being characterized as a rare superpower, I think we need to begin thinking of it as a fundamental leadership competency.
The first Monday in October marks the start of a new term for the US Supreme Court and the court will review a Title VII gender discrimination case. Bipartisan legislation has been introduced that would allow Section 529 plans to be used for expenses for workplace training certification and credentialing programs.