Labor Market

Court Strikes Down Overtime Pay Rule

The Department of Labor rule that would have compelled employers to pay overtime to millions of more workers has been struck down by a federal court in Texas. Agreeing with business groups and the 21 states that had challenged the…

Before You Can DisruptHR, Disrupt You

“The way we do work is not the same as it used to be,” Christoff Boshoff says to his DisruptHR audience knows. “Yet we’re stuck in HR in the same way we’ve always done it,” he adds, leaving no doubt…

Hiring Wisdom: It Pays to Hire Ex-Cons

Yet another sign of the robust demand for workers is that more US employers are hiring applicants with criminal records. At 4.3%, the unemployment rate is the lowest it has been in 16 years, triggering major labor shortages in some industries, such…