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A Guide to Bereavement Leave Policy in 2022

Bereavement leave is temporary, paid time off granted to employees after the death of an immediate family member, so they can deal with the memorial, finances and legal manners, and most importantly, have time to grieve.
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What Is the Employee Retention Credit For 2022?

The Employee Retention Tax Credit is a refundable payroll tax credit, designed to encourage employers whose companies were disrupted by COVID-19 restrictions to retain employees, and keep them on the payroll and collecting paychecks through the downturn in bus
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Payscale Debuts New Payfactors Platform

Payscale launches new Payfactors platform, driving faster access to market data with tools to improve fair pay practices in scalable technology to make compensation accessible to companies of all sizes.
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Closing the LGBTQ+ pay gap

In the US, there are no official pay statistics on gender identity and sexual orientation, so the actual equal pay day for the LGBTQ+ pay gap is not known, but observance falls in the middle of Pride month.
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Payscale’s Salary Budget Survey is open for participation for 2022-2023

Now open for participation, Payscale’s Salary Budget Survey is an annual survey that helps compensation practitioners understand how companies are budgeting for compensation increases in the current year (2022) and upcoming year (2023).
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New York Pay Transparency Legislation Moves to November 2022 Start Date

We understand that many organizations are trying to wrap their arms around how to quickly adapt to this evolving landscape in a way that allows them to comply with legislation all with limited resources to respond quickly and a very competitive talent market.
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A ‘Working’ Mother’s Love

"I had to work and it took our precise time, but it was all for you, precious child of mine." Linda Nyland's book 'This Job’s Not For You' is a poignant account of gender inequity and redemption dedicated to her daughter — for this Mother's Day and always
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Let’s talk about fair pay

Pay conversations are a vital driving force in creating fair pay for everyone, however, both employee and employer still struggle to have these conversations confidently. Organizations need data and technology to take the steps needed to establish effective pa
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Join the 25th Annual HR Systems Survey from Sapient Insights Group

Payscale is pleased to bring you early access to participate in the 25th Annual HR Systems Survey conducted by Sapient Insights Group. If you’re new to this research, it’s one of the most robust, rigorous, and long-standing HR research initiatives out ther
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Payscale customers share their compensation best practices and results

Anyone who has navigated from manual compensation planning to specialist technology knows that it involves some change management, leadership support and a little finesse—but the outcomes are well worth the effort. So, how do you make the move from where you
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Tips for training managers on how to discuss pay with employees

Although compensation has always been key to attracting and retaining top talent, how that compensation was determined was a mystery to most. Managers were simply messengers, charged with telling their employees what their new salary was, all without knowing h
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The time is now to uplevel your compensation strategy

Your compensation strategy is critical to attracting and retaining the best talent. But, no matter how well that strategy is working today, it’s important to remember that it’s not a “once and done” function. To be relevant and effective, your approach