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DOL Pulls Back Policies on Worker Classification, Joint Employers

The Department of Labor this morning announced it was pulling back from two Obama-era policies regarding the classification of independent contractors and joint employer liability. The three sentence DOL statement simply said two guidance letters issued in 2015 and 2016…

The Case For Scrapping Your Long Term Incentives

If you’re like most companies, you provide stock options, restricted stock grants, and other long-term-incentives to your senior executives. But do you know why you provide those incentive packages? Are those packages working? Conventional thinking (and economic theory) tells us that…

Screening International Workers Is Becoming a Must

The debate on immigration and the global economy has never been fiercer. At the same time, competition for top talent continues to grow, as employers look to an international workforce to fill talent gaps and expand operations across the globe….

Microsoft’s New Tool That Tells the Boss Everything

If you thought secretly tracking company morale through Slack was scary, you ain’t seen nuthin’ yet. Microsoft held its Build event this week in Seattle. It’s similar to big events you’ve seen from the likes of Apple, Facebook and Google where the…