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Best-Performing Companies Pay Executives Differently
The highest performers in the S&P 1500 don’t take a “one size fits all” approach to executive pay.

Hiring Pace Pressures New-Hire Pay
Increased hiring is starting to affect employers’ ability to maintain flat new-hire compensation rates.

Administration Targets ‘Wage Theft’
The Obama administration and congressional Democrats take steps to ramp up FLSA enforcement.

Order Requires Contractors to Disclose Violations
Prospective federal contractors now must disclose violations of wage and hour, family and medical leave, and other labor laws.

Proximity to CEO Drives Chief Marketers’ Pay
Chief marketers who report directly to CEOs are likely to earn more than their peers.

Base Salary Rise of 3% Forecast for 2015
U.S. workers can expect a median base salary increase of 3 percent in 2015, still below pre-recession levels, new research shows.

Say-on-Pay Support Hits Record High
Approval of management’s pay policies remains strong, disappointing shareholder activists.

Pay Is Millennials’ Top Job Concern
Forget the idea that Millennials would rather have flexible hours than a good salary.

Discussing Pay During Recruitment
Discussing pay expectations early on can avoid wasting everyone's time.

IRS Begins Section 409A Compliance Initiative
As enforcement actions are stepped up, annually review nonqualified deferred compensation plans for compliance with Section 409A.

Got Stock? Employees Want Their Share
An growing number of workers consider the availability of a company stock plan when evaluating a job opportunity.

New Overtime Rules Are Big Deal
Upcoming Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regs are likely to remove the “concurrent duties” section under the executive exemption test.

Bonuses Show Upswing

Stressed Employees Seek Pay Advances

Unpaid Lunch-Hour Work Results in FLSA Retaliation Lawsuit

Federal Contractors Await Compensation Data Collection Tool


Undocumented May Recover Lost Wages

Minimum Wage Rises in California


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