Compensation

Despite What the Pope Says, Proportional Pay is Still Not Required in the U.S.

equal pay gender equity

Since Pope Francis added his voice in protest about about gender based pay differentials after Equal Pay Day, maybe this is a good time to revisit the status quo. Current American federal law only compels equal pay for practically identical work. The usually highly imbalanced disproportional pay to protected classes is the big “hidden”…

Private Employers Add 208,00 Jobs In November

Private sector employers added 208,000 jobs in November, the seventh time this year job growth has topped 200,000. The report from HR services and payroll process ADP, says every one of the broad industry groups it tracks added jobs, with small businesses growing the fastest. Businesses with fewer than 50 employees created 101,000…

Temp Staffing Continues to Grow; Economy Adds 214K Jobs As Unemployment Declines

For the ninth consecutive month job creation topped 200,000, adding 214,000 new non-farm jobs last month. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate edged down to 5.8%, the lowest in six years. Temp staffing continued its steady climb, adding 15,100 workers, down from September’s adjusted upward count of 17,800. For the nine months from January through…