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Pay transparency increases retention by 30 percent or more, according to new research

Recently released research from Payscale finds that pay transparency is correlated with decreased likelihood that employees will seek a new job. These results should be a relief to organizations grappling with the potential consequences of pay transparency. However, there are some caveats.

British Columbia, the Canadian province with the widest gender pay gap, passes pay transparency legislation

On May 11, 2023, British Columbia’s Bill 13-2023: Pay Transparency Act received Royal Assent, becoming law with an effective date of November 1, 2023.

The legislative lowdown: May 2023

Pay transparency legislation does not seem to be slowing down as 2023 continues. Below is a round-up of recent legislative updates that took place in May

Diversity recruiting: 5 Tips to improve your strategy

Diversity recruiting is a way to foster inclusivity and equity in the workplace. Learn how to build top-talent teams from different backgrounds and identities.

What are the main roles and responsibilities of a team leader?

Team leaders provide guidance, motivate team performance, and strategize tasks toward goal achievement. Learn why team leadership is essential in the workplace.

What is a pay stub? Everything you need to include

Pay stubs outline employee salary details for specific pay periods, including deductions, gross and net pay. Learn how to keep updated payroll records with pay stubs!

Illinois becomes sixth state to pass pay transparency legislation

Life moves pretty fast, so you may have missed that on May 17, 2023, the Illinois Legislature passed pay transparency legislation.

Hawaii says “Aloha” to pay transparency legislation, joining six other states

While Hawaii was the 50th state to join the United States in 1959, it recently became the fifth state to pass pay transparency legislation

Supervisor vs. Manager: Key differences in leadership roles

While supervisors administrate internal tasks, managers focus on external strategic initiatives. Learn the main differences between these leadership roles.

The key to employee productivity: Calculating and improving the workforce

Employee productivity measures the amount of work delivered within specific time periods. Learn the best tips to boost workers’ productivity and efficiency.

What is employee vetting: How to run the process successfully

Vetting processes consist of conducting background checks on candidates before offering employment. Learn how to filter potential employees and hire top talent.

How to write and format a professional business letter

A professional business letter is used to formally address another person, company, or organization. Here's everything you should know to write and format one.