Comp & Benefits


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    Congressman seeks to block new FLSA overtime rule

    The bill is just one example of the pushback the agency has received since the rule’s 2023 publication.

    By Feb. 26, 2024
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    With ambition changing, only 3 in 10 workers aspire to C-suite roles

    Money is the top driver of job satisfaction, not recognition or advancement, Empower research indicates.

    By Carolyn Crist • Feb. 26, 2024
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    A deep dive into pay equity

    How can HR address pay equity with all stakeholders in mind?

    By HR Dive staff
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    Survey: Most privately insured adults satisfied with health plan open enrollment

    Those with high-deductible plans were less likely to be satisfied than other enrollees, the Employee Benefit Research Institute and Greenwald Research found.

    By Feb. 23, 2024
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    Men are rewarded financially for having children, while women are penalized, Payscale finds

    But the uncontrolled gender pay gaps for women of color, in particular, are closing, Payscale’s report found.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
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    Generative AI skills bring nearly 50% salary bump: Indeed

    Tech workers who are competent in the nascent technology can expect average salaries of more than $174,000, according to the company.

    By Roberto Torres • Feb. 22, 2024
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    Wages remain convenience stores’ biggest labor barrier

    Nearly half of c-store workers under management level who left their jobs last year did so because of insufficient pay, while safety concerns keep many others from applying at all, according to a report.

    By Jessica Loder • Feb. 21, 2024
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    Why managers are critical in the fight to promote Black mental health at work

    Leaders must account for factors such as the history of mental health support in the Black community, Kanarys’ Kendra Mack told HR Dive in an interview.

    By Feb. 21, 2024
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    Survey: Missed work, cost cause older workers to forgo elective surgeries

    The share of U.S. adults ages 60 and above who are employed doubled between 2000 and 2020, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.

    By Feb. 16, 2024
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    LA Grand Hotel employees strike against ‘untenable’ workplace conditions

    The union workers are the latest in Southern California to walk off the job seeking higher wages and safer working conditions.

    By Jenna Walters • Feb. 16, 2024
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    Employers with California workers must submit pay data by May 8

    Employers need to recognize that even if they have only one employee in California, they must abide by the state’s pay data reporting requirements, a Fisher Phillips partner said.

    By Feb. 15, 2024
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    6 ways employers are investing in compensation and benefits

    Workers may be nervous with recent layoff announcements and the growth of AI, but many big companies are doubling down on their investments in talent.

    By Feb. 15, 2024
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    Lyft accelerates driver compensation, guaranteeing 70% of riders’ fares

    The company announced a slew of changes in hopes of improving the driver experience.

    By Feb. 8, 2024
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    Employers explore emergency savings benefits as workers struggle to stay afloat

    Employee financial resilience has been a “significant challenge” in recent years, and a recent regulatory change may spur adoption of a new solution.

    By Feb. 8, 2024
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    Want to revamp employer branding? Establish a global benefits standard

    As employers seek to approach benefits packages more mindfully in 2024, establishing a “global standard” may help attract and retain talent. 

    By Feb. 7, 2024
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    Why are Black workers less likely to have retirement savings?

    The financial pressures on Black workers, especially those from low-income backgrounds, can put a peaceful retirement perpetually out of reach.

    By Jen A. Miller • Feb. 7, 2024
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    3 charts breaking down unlimited PTO trends

    Open PTO has garnered interest from employees and employers alike in recent years. But how many have really implemented the benefit?

    By Feb. 2, 2024
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    Bank of America expects employee sabbaticals to pay dividends

    Since January 2023, thousands of people have taken advantage of the program, a company spokesperson said.

    By Feb. 1, 2024
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    Three-quarters of workers, students surveyed admit to concealing illness around others

    Working while sick was common before the pandemic and remains common, studies show.

    By Jan. 31, 2024
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    Walmart announces 3-for-1 stock split

    The retailer said the move, the 12th in its history, will keep share purchase prices within reach for associates.

    By Nate Delesline III • Jan. 31, 2024
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    With new stock grants, Walmart store manager pay could exceed $400K

    The annual stock grants vary by store format. At Supercenters, they amount to $20,000.

    By Nate Delesline III • Jan. 30, 2024
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    Federal agency salary history ban to take effect by October 2024

    Separately, a proposal would institute both a pay history ban as well as a pay transparency requirement for federal contractors and subcontractors.

    By Jan. 29, 2024
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    Most US employers plan to boost their leave programs in next 2 years, WTW finds

    Leave program enhancements have become table stakes in the post-pandemic talent market.

    By Jan. 26, 2024
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    Bank of America, Wells Fargo announce bonuses to rank and file

    About 97% of BofA’s workforce will get restricted stock bonuses worth a collective $800 million, while Wells Fargo employees who make less than $75,000 are eligible for cash awards of $1,000.

    By Rajashree Chakravarty • Jan. 26, 2024
  • A 'Join Our Team' sign is displayed outside a Chipotle location, advertising a $16.75 wage with an opportunity to earn up to $100,000.
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    Chipotle targets Gen Z workers with latest benefits

    The chain, whose workforce is 73% Gen Z, hopes to appeal to the demographic’s economic insecurity and hire 19,000 workers by spring. 

    By Aneurin Canham-Clyne • Jan. 25, 2024
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    Current wages aren’t keeping up with cost of living, workers say

    Per Monster’s 2024 workplace report, the economy is straining both employers and employees — but flexible scheduling may provide an egalitarian benefits middle ground.

    By Jan. 25, 2024