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Top Performers’ Pay Differentiation Narrows
Rewards for high achievers will outpace those of others, but the extent of differentiation between the best and the rest has declined.

Starting Salaries Up for Class of 2014
Engineering graduates lead the way, while humanities and social science majors trail others.

Silicon Valley’s Racial Pay Disparity
If you are a black or Latino resident in the ethnically diverse Silicon Valley, there’s probably a job for you. But it isn’t likely to be one of the better-paying positions.

Making Pay Public
Employees want to know, but should they be told? The pros and cons of salary transparency and managing    pay-related questions.

Who’s Responsible for Gender Pay Gap?
The ongoing challenge is to pay all employees fairly. Here are a few suggestions.

Pay Protests Seek Higher Minimum Wage
Politically tinged protests across the country called for more businesses to pay a $15 minimum wage.

Variable Pay Spending Spikes to Record High
Variable pay as a percent of payroll spending hits a new record in 2014.

Six Ways to Modernize FLSA
Some changes that business advocates would like to see in upcoming revisions to Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations.

How Much Pay to Feel Successful?
While most Americans are unsatisfied with their salaries, there appears to be a tipping point.

Pay Raises Spotlight Top Performers
Raises for high-achievers -- roughly 8 percent of the workforce -- trend higher as pay differentiation increases.

Salary Budget Increases Broadly Consistent
Despite a wide consensus on salary increase budgets averaging around 3 percent for this year and next, in eight U.S. cities pay raise budgets have declined.

Rule Details Contractors’ Equal Pay Reports

LinkedIn Agrees to Pay Millions in Back Wages

 

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Compensation and Motivation: Employee Engagement Across Industries
Presenter: Don MacPherson, Modern Survey
Sponsored by Kenexa
Compensation may not always lead to employee engagement, but unfair compensation will certainly result in disengagement.

Rewarding Employees in Turbulent Times
Presenter: Robert Greene, Ph.D., SPHR, GPHR, Reward $ystems, Inc.
Sponsored by Kenexa
Design reward strategies that will fit your organization and contribute to short- and long-term success.

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97 Frequently Asked Questions About Compensation: With Answers from SHRM’s Knowledge Advisors Margaret Fiester, SPHR-CA has compiled the most often asked employee compensation questions related to bonuses, paid leave, tax compliance, wage and hour regulations, and much more.

 

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