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Artificial Intelligence, Robots, Reskilling & Ethics – Fourth Revolution Board Of Director Imperatives & The Chair's Evolving Role
The Agricultural Revolution resulted in increased labor and land productivity, catapulting population growth and decreasing the agricultural portion of the labor force.
United States
15 May 2019
Future Of Work Agenda Includes Controversial Workplace Proposals
Other agenda items are far more controversial.
United States
12 Sep 2018
The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Ranks Large Companies' Human Rights Performance
In 2011, the United Nations adopted the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, which provide non-binding guidelines on how employers should conduct their business activities to provide appropriate respect for internationally recognized human rights.
United States
6 Apr 2016
New Compensation Disclosures For Public Companies
The Securities and Exchange Commission has adopted a final rule requiring publicly traded corporations to disclose, to the SEC and shareholders, the ratio of CEO compensation to the "median compensation" of the corporation's employees.
United States
11 Aug 2015
Survey Finds That Many Companies Fall Short In Their Anti-Corruption Compliance Programs
The findings from a 2013 survey of "International Business Attitudes to Corruption" conducted by Control Risks and the Economist Intelligence Unit, two independent international business risks and opportunities consultancy firms, suggest that many companies are unprepared to handle a corruption scandal and have yet to implement best practices for anti-corruption compliance.
United States
30 Dec 2013
Cementing a Trend: Financial Reform Act Dramatically Expands Whistleblower Protections
The newly enacted Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("DFA") (H.R. 4173), signed into law by President Barack Obama on July 21, 2010, not only creates sweeping new whistleblower protections for employees in the financial services industry, but also significantly broadens existing whistleblower protections far beyond the financial services industry.
United States
4 Aug 2010
The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act Of 2008 Extensively Regulates Executive Compensation, But Leaves Many Unanswered Questions
The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (the "Act"), signed into law by President Bush on October 3, 2008, contains several provisions affecting executive compensation.
United States
9 Oct 2008
International Legal Trends For Encouraging Employee Whistleblowing
In a recent report, the International Chamber of Commerce's (ICC) Commission on Anti Corruption ("the Commission") offered its view that "fraud remains one of the most problematic issues for business worldwide, no matter the company's country of operation, industry sector or size."
United States
8 Oct 2008
Year-End Employee Benefits And Executive Compensation Checklist
Employers sponsoring retirement plans and deferred compensation arrangements should be mindful of certain actions that must take place by December 31 of this year, as well as new requirements and opportunities effective at the beginning of the 2007 plan year. Few of these action items entail major undertakings, but employers should review their plans and policies to ensure that appropriate actions are taken to comply with new requirements.
United States
15 Dec 2006
OFCCP Issues Final Guidance on Standards for Investigating Systemic Compensation Discrimination and Conducting Self-Audits of Contractor Compensation Systems
On November 16, 2004, OFCCP published two notices pertaining to systemic compensation discrimination. The first notice set forth the proposed standards that OFCCP would be using to investigate alleged systemic compensation discrimination during compliance reviews.
United States
19 Jun 2006
Employer Reporting Requirements Under the LMRDA
Since its enactment in 1959, the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA or "the Act") has required employers and labor unions alike to file annual reports disclosing certain financial transactions relating to unions.
United States
16 Dec 2005
Toward The End of the French Exception?: Overcoming the Challenges of Establishing a Global "Whistleblower" Hotline
Publicly-traded companies covered by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act ("SOX") – the U.S. corporate-governance law enacted in the wake of scandals such as Enron Corp. - are required to make available to employees an anonymous whistleblower reporting system (commonly called a hotline).
United States
9 Dec 2005
In The Home Stretch: Huggers, Instructional Designers, and the Pending Draft of the FEHC´s Proposed Regulations for California´s Required A.B. 1825 Sexual Harassment Training
As many employers are aware, A.B. 1825, passed in the 2003-2004 session of the California Legislature, requires employers who do business in California, and who have 50 or more employees, to provide harassment prevention training to all supervisors.
United States
9 Dec 2005
Year-End Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Checklist
Employers sponsoring retirement plans, welfare plans and deferred compensation arrangements should be mindful of certain actions which must take place by December 31 of this year.
United States
8 Dec 2005
Massachusetts is Poised to Implement Sweeping Health Insurance Legislation
The Massachusetts House of Representatives recently passed broad health care legislation that, if signed into law, will affect nearly every business with employees in the state. The Massachusetts Senate passed a more limited bill that will increase costs only for employers that do not offer health insurance benefits.
United States
21 Nov 2005
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