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Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Massachusetts Equal Pay Act (MEPA)
The Massachusetts Equal Pay Act (MEPA) comes into effect on July 1, 2018. The intention of this law is to ensure that employers are paying...
Paid Time Off – Back to Basics
In a 2017 small business survey conducted by Justworks and Squarefoot , it was reported that less than half (44%) of employees felt that unl...
Effectively Using Employees’ Opinions to Shape HR Strategy
Without a prompt and visible response, even the best designed employee opinion survey or exit interview process will fall prey to employee c...
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
The Onboarding & Retention Relationship
O.C. Tanner reports that 69% of employees are more likely to stay with their places of employment for at least three years after ...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Good Office Politics in 2018
In a recent national survey conducted by Bridge by Instructure Inc., 53% of employees believe that “engaging in workplace politics was a mod...
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Pay Equity in the Workplace: Do Gender Based Disparities Still Exist?
The American Association of University Women released its Fall 2017 Gender Pay Gap report/guide with statistics regarding the pay disparity...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Unpaid Internships: The Return
2014 saw an explosion in lawsuits surrounding the proper identification and payment of interns. In January 2014, Elite Model Management sett...
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
Meeting the Demand for Talent in 2018
In 2016, “failure to attract and retain top talent” was the number one issue in the Conference Board’s 2016 survey of global CEOs. A recen...
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Translating Military Experience into Civilian Organizational Needs: A How-To (Guest Article)
Contributed by: Rich Virgilio Congratulations, HR Professional! You made it into 2018 and now you get to take on the challenge of achieving...
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
HR’s Role in Dealing with Office Misconduct
Every night on the news, it seems like more stories of workplace harassment are coming to light. According to a Harris Poll released in Nov...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Leaving 2017…Embracing 2018
We are here again, the end of another year! 2017 came and flew by! As in previous issues of Astronology® , we would like to take our last is...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Reflecting on 2017 Federal Policy Changes
The time certainly has flown by as we close the first year of the current political administration. In June, Astronology® reflected on the ...
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