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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.

Shift to Variable Pay Motivates Success
A rewards structure that emphasizes performance-based variable pay could be vital to keeping an engaged and motivated workforce.

Compensation Requires Firm Foundations
An effective compensation system is externally competitive, legally compliant, compatible with the culture and perceived as fair.

Bonuses Show Upswing
Bonus programs have picked up steam, with the use of sign-on and retention bonuses hitting all-time highs and spot bonuses rebounding.

Stressed Employees Seek Pay Advances
A majority of HR professionals report that employees have asked for a pay advance in the last year.

Higher Wage for Federal Contractors Proposed

Brief: No Pay for Post-Shift Security Checks

Executive Pay Soars as Shareholders Vote

Keep Bonuses Performance-Based

Hit the Target with Annual Incentive Metrics

Getting Calibration Right

Propel Performance with Pay


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