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DOL Asks for Input on New Overtime Rule

Shared from on 25 July 2017

The US Department of Labor (DOL) is asking employers to offer their feedback on a variety of questions relating to its plans to update the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime rules.

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UK businesses risk “contagious” leadership

Shared from on 25 July 2017

Some of the best, but also the worst, leadership behaviours spread contagiously through a business, because people are most heavily influenced by the colleagues they work with most.

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EasyJet announces 1,200 cabin crew jobs

Shared from on 25 July 2017

The airline is expanding as it braces for a new opening in Austria so it can still fly within the EU after Brexit.

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Safestore vote on knife-edge as investors lock horns with board

Shared from on 25 July 2017

Directors are hopeful of clinching a narrow victory on Tuesday when investors vote on its revised pay plans, Sky News understands.

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The Archers’ Patricia Greene: “I only get £16,000 a year – the BBC salary bill is obscene”

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"I only get £16,000 a year - the BBC salary bill is obscene," according to The Archers' Patricia Greene.

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Now is not the time after errors affect workplace pensions

Shared from on 25 July 2017

A leading auto-enrolment pension administrator has been forced off the list of approved providers after problems in its systems.

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DOL Plans to Repeal Tip-Pooling Restrictions

Shared from on 24 July 2017

The US Department of Labor set a target date of August 2017 for issuing a Noticed of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to rescind the current Fair Labor Standards Act restrictions on "tip pooling by employers that pay tipped employees the full minimum wage d...

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Massachusetts Supreme Court Rules for Employee Fired for Medical Marijuana Use

Shared from on 21 July 2017

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has ruled that a fired employee who failed a drug test because she was taking medical marijuana to treat Crohn's disease can sue her former employer for handicap discrimination.

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Here’s how much I earned last year. Now for the rest of you

Shared from on 21 July 2017

The BBC pay revelations show why we should all embrace salary transparency, says the freelance journalist Peter Ormerod

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Even if you love your job this new retirement age is scary

Shared from on 21 July 2017

The assumption that people can work up to the age of 68 simply isn’t borne out, writes Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff

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Recruitment sector tax scheme liquidates hundreds more firms

Shared from on 21 July 2017

Guardian exposed how exchequer could lose millions from aggressive tax avoidance scheme linked to Anderson Group

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Ten female presenters considering suing BBC over pay dispute

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Ten female presenters are considering suing the BBC over a pay dispute.

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Female university graduates dramatically underestimate their worth contributing to gender pay gap

Shared from on 21 July 2017

We may be making some progress when it comes to the glass ceiling but women might also have a “lead floor” to contest with. New research reveals that female graduates dramatically underestimate their earning power when applying for their first job out of university, which could be contributing to a stubborn gender pay gap later in life.

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California Employer Challenges Restrictive Covenant Use by Out-of-State Employers

Shared from on 20 July 2017

Veeva Systems, a California-based, cloud-based software provider for the life sciences industries, has filed a claim in the superior court of California against three competitors that use post-termination non-compete, confidentiality and nondisparageme...

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No growth in Acas early conciliation notifications

Shared from on 20 July 2017

The number of early conciliation notifications has levelled off according to Acas, which has published its 2016/17 annual report.

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