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When Work Works Winners Get Creative with Time-Off and Teambuilding 


January 10, 2018




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As for the rest of you, say a silent prayer to whatever higher power you believe in, email me a thank you, and read on…

July 31, 2017



When was the last time you took a vacation from work? If you did, chances are it wasn’t very long and you didn’t completely unplug from work. You are not alone.

May 15, 2017
We are coming into the vacation season. I am a big believer in vacations. I always came back fully recharged so I personally know the value of the R & R (rest and relaxation) and the ability to renew yourself.  So in this vacation season I wanted to give you seven tips on the value of vacations.
May 12, 2017

When was the last time you took a vacation from work? If you did, chances are it wasn’t very long and you didn’t completely unplug from work. You are not alone.

May 10, 2017
February 27, 2017


Parental leave, always a concern among workers planning to have kids, has made headlines this year as companies and policymakers have weighed in on this important employee benefit.

October 25, 2016



Many of us Americans don’t know how to take true summer breaks.

When you work at a global company, you likely know this anecdotally. You notice that colleagues based in cities ranging from Toronto to Berlin take at least two weeks, and sometimes a month. They also holiday at other times of they year, such as significant holidays.

September 19, 2016

Parental Leave and Other Benefits Should be Seen as a Recruiting Tool, Especially for Hard to Fill Jobs

April 19, 2016

The winter season, especially when it snows, uncovers certain familiar things, like snow blowers, snow shovels, gravel-like salt, muscle strain, power outages, and questions about the effects of inclement weather on pay.

One common question managers have after a heavy snowfall goes like this.

“If we close due to bad weather conditions, and employees cannot get to work, do we have to pay them?”

January 25, 2016

On October 7, @shrmnextchat chatted with SHRM Editor Dana Wilkie (@shrmdanawilkie) about Paid Parental Leave.

In case you missed it, here are all the great tweets from the chat:

October 7, 2015


In August, Netflix announced that it would give eligible employees up to one year of paid leave with full benefits in an attempt to create a more flexible workplace and a culture of “freedom and responsibility.” 

Since then, other well-known companies such as Microsoft and Adobe have scrambled to add or enhance their parental leave policies to maintain an advantage in the never-ending battle for the best workers.

October 5, 2015

The HR profession is full of acronyms. Grab any three or four letters from the alphabet and throw them together and there’s probably a corresponding law for it. But there are two acronyms in particular that create a lot of anxiety for HR professionals: FMLA and ADA.

August 18, 2015

Sanders Introduces Paid Vacation Bill

News Updates
June 16, 2015

Small Businesses Face Paid-Time-Off Challenges

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June 9, 2015

10 Tips to Comply with Upcoming Sick Pay Mandate

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May 26, 2015


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March 17, 2015


Even as the president called for a national paid-sick-leave law in the week leading up to the 2015 State of the Union address and during the speech, employers in California are struggling to comply with a state mandate for paid leave that takes effect July 1, 2015.

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January 23, 2015


In addition to choosing candidates for federal, state and local offices on Nov. 4, voters in many states will be tasked with addressing several important public-policy questions.  

In Massachusetts, voters will be asked to decide whether employers should be required to provide paid sick leave to employees. Minimum-wage measures have been certified to appear on the ballots in five states. 

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November 4, 2014