In January 2021, legislators introduced the “Raise the Wage Act of 2021” bill. Its objective is to increase the federal minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $15 an hour by 2025.
Astronology®: 2020 Compensation Budgeting Forecast Part 1: Base Pay Adjustments
As we move past Labor Day, Astron Solutions is getting more and more requests for information regarding 2020 compensation budgeting. This is part one of a three-part review of 2020 compensation planning projections.
End of 2016, Beginning of 2017 – Astronology® Looks Back on an Exciting Year in HR
We find ourselves again at the end of another year! Can you believe the 4th quarter of 2016 is coming to a close?
Preparing for Possible Policy Changes in Human Resources
After the election of every new governmental administration, it’s important for Human Resources to take stock of its current concerns and prepare for possible adjustments & new hot topics.
Exempt Salary Thresholds – It’s Not Just Federal Legislation Anymore
As we inch closer to December 2016, employers have been preparing for adjustments to employees’ exempt and non-exempt statuses based on the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) Final Rule.
Minimum Wage Changes for 2016
As we roll into 2016, a concern from 2015 has followed us into the New Year. During 2015, much had been said, speculated, and decided in regards to minimum wage increases.
Human Resources Year End Wrap-up 2015!
Hello Astronology Readers! Can you believe we are in the 4th quarter of 2015 already? As we begin to close out the year, Astronology will review some critical topics in Human Resources that had a large impact in 2015.