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5 most shocking allegations brought against THINX ex-CEO Miki Agrawal

The 5 most shocking allegations brought against former THINX CEO Miki Agrawal Kathryn Dill Tuesday, 21 Mar 2017 | 3:34 PM ET     Nicholas Hunt / Staff | Getty Images Miki Agrawal, the founder, former CEO and now “SHE-eo” of THINX who aimed to take on the feminine hygiene industry, finds herself awash in …

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Social media: Benefits friend or foe?

Social media: Benefits friend or foe? By Bruce Shutan Published April 10 2017, 10:10pm EDT Social media can help employers elevate appreciation for their benefit packages, but there are potential pitfalls to consider along the way to informing employees about various coverages and programs. Employers of all sizes are increasingly using social media not just …

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Google schools US government about gender pay gap – CNET

Google schools US government about gender pay gap The web giant responds to Labor Department allegations of a pay gap by explaining that gender isn’t considered. by Steven MusilApril 10, 2017 9:45 PM PDT   Google says there’s no way female employees are “systematically” paid less than their male counterparts.Kimihro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images Google wants the …

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Pay transparency, once taboo, embraced by more companies, workers – San Francisco Chronicle

Pay transparency, once taboo, embraced by more companies, workers By Marissa Lang April 10, 2017 Updated: April 10, 2017 6:00am Photo: Paul Chinn, The Chronicle Andrew Yates was among the first Buffer employees to support the push for pay transparency. When a Web spreadsheet encouraging Google employees to list and compare their wages online began …

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Search Continues for Employee Retention Silver Bullet | Bloomberg BNA

Search Continues for Employee Retention Silver Bullet From Human Resources Report Stay informed and ready to meet both everyday challenges and long-term planning and policy-making goals, with focused news, practical information, and strategic insights on all HR-related developments.   By Genevieve Douglas Human resources departments faced with a tightening labor market are increasingly turning their …

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Autistic employment thrives in Mississippi | Picayune Item

Robbie Jones efficiently takes care of all his responsibilities as a Home Depot employee. Photo by Taylor Welsh. Autistic employment thrives in Mississippi By Taylor Welsh Email the author Published 7:00 am Saturday, April 8, 2017 Autism is often perceived as a disease that causes severe disabilities, but that is not the truth, Supportive Employment …

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I am now a Columnist at the Journal of Compensation and Benefits

I wanted to let everyone know that the Editor of The Journal of Compensation and Benefits, Mr. Mike Snyder, has given me the position of Regular Columnist. That means every issue (i.e. every two months) I will be writing a column for JCB covering the latest trends and rules that affect the world of employee …

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Should employers add pet insurance to their benefits package? | HR Dive

FEATURE Should employers add pet insurance to their benefits package? A Q&A with Rob Jackson, co-founder and CEO of Healthy Paws Pet Insurance & Foundation AUTHOR Valerie Bolden-Barrett PUBLISHED April 7, 2017 How much do Americans love their pets? A great deal, says the American Pet Products Association (APPA), a membership organization that promotes responsible …

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