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Week in Review – Popular Content
Congress Can Kill Overtime Rule For Good, But Court Might Revive It In The Meantime – Forbes
The judge who blocked the Dec. 1 rollout of the Obama administration’s overtime rule included conflicting statements in his ruling that the government might exploit to gain the rule a reprieve. Read more.
Tags: FLSA, Overtime Rule
Why Nearly Half Of Workers Globally Could Leave Their Jobs In 2017 – Fast Company
Managers can help retain their staff by applying these five strategies. Read more.
Tags: Global Workforce
(How General Assembly Is Helping Companies Increase Diversity, Growth in “Gig Economy” Workers Peaked in 2014)
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How General Assembly Is Helping Companies Increase Diversity – Fast Company
The ed-tech organization is taking aim at hiring practices and working to eliminate unconscious bias. Read more.
Growth in “Gig Economy” Workers Peaked in 2014 – Fortune
A new study from JP Morgan Chase Institute shows that growth in worker participation in what it calls the “online platform economy” peaked in 2014. It’s still growing! Just not as fast. Read more.
Tags: Gig Workers
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Did You Know
November is Long Term Care Awareness Month. Learn more at #LongTermCareAwarenessMonth.
Term of the Week
Compensatory Time-Off plan: The practice of giving employees paid time off that can be used in the future in lieu of paying them overtime for hours worked in excess of 40 per week. While an acceptable practice in the public sector, the FLSA places very strict limitations on the use of compensatory time off for private sector employers.
Vendor M&A And Partnership News
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