There seem to be traumatic, life-altering events happening all around us every other day. Everyday in the news, there’s a new tragedy… and there are even more events that don’t get national attention.
The Federal Reserve, responsible for adjusting interest rates to control inflation, has been closely monitoring the job market, which continues to fluctuate. The number of jobs being added each month is slowing down, although it is still exceeding predictions. The unemployment rate is also up, at 3.6%. However, this number is still just about the lowest unemployment rate the country has ever experienced – that is to say, this is not necessarily any reason to panic.
Employees do have a life outside of work. For many, this includes parenthood! In fact, parenthood doesn’t stop when you go to work.during work hours. So, what’s the solution?
This year, New York joined the ranks of states such as California, Connecticut, and Washington who have pay transparency laws on the books.
Last year, enforcement of the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) imposed more financial penalties on covered entities and business associates than ever before. Could your organization be at risk?