Tag: human resources

Mental Health in the Workplace: Building on Change

Mental health and employee well-being are important aspects of workplace safety and health, and more and more workplaces are elevating the topic to the same level as physical safety.

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DOL Finalizes New Rule for Overtime Exemptions

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule that significantly raises the salary threshold for overtime exemptions. This move marks the peak of efforts that began with a proposal in September, which faced resistance from certain Republican representatives and various business sectors.

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Reacting to Diversity Topics – Looking Inward

Too often, diversity awareness becomes lists of differences. Black or White, Hispanic or Non-Hispanic, Asian or long lists of “Others.” Male, Female, Transgender. Gay, Straight, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, Queer. Democrat, Republican, Independent. Christian, Jewish, Catholic, Buddhist, Muslim. Disabled, Differently Abled. Over time, more terms and categories emerge – and each individual…
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