From new German requirements regarding pay transparency to the business implications of a new data protection law in the European Union, this week’s iWorkGlobal Employment News Roundup shares the latest employment news and workforce management advice from around the globe.
Latest Employment News
- Canada Launches Visa Program for Hiring Specialized Foreign Talent (from The Globe and Mail)
As we reported last week, Canada is making it easier for employers to access global talent with a new 24-month pilot visa program. This article shares more details about the program’s key components.
- Germany: New Act on Pay Transparency (from SHRM)
Do you have workers in Germany? You may need to understand Germany’s new Remuneration Transparency Act, which includes new pay transparency requirements for employers. Read more about what employers should know in this post.
- European Employment Rises 1.4% to Hit Record Levels (from BBC)
Employment is not only rising throughout the U.S., but also throughout Europe. BBC shares the latest employment figures.
Managing a Non-Traditional Workforce: Contingent, Remote and Global
- What are the Business Implications of GDPR? (from TechTarget)
Unsure of what the new European Union general data protection regulation law means for employers? Read this overview to learn the basics of the new law’s requirements and implications.
General Management & HR Resources
- The Role HR Can Play in a Time of Disruption to Shape a Progressive Culture (from HR News)
In today’s business world, it’s a necessity for companies to keep up with the rapid pace of technological innovation and cultural change – and in many cases, help drive that change. Here are a few ways HR leaders can help facilitate adaptation to workplace changes.
- HR Must Make People Analytics More User-Friendly (from Harvard Business Review)
It can be argued that data is worthless until the insights it provides are applied to make improvements. This post shares some of the barriers to data-based HR decision making, and how HR leaders can better capitalize on the opportunities data provide.
- Half of small business owners confused by employment law jargon (from Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises)
While it may come as no surprise to employment law experts like the team at iWorkGlobal, an HR legal firm has confirmed that more than half of small business owners don’t understand employment law abbreviations and jargon. This post outlines the confusion, as well as the importance of staying up-to-date on language and rules.
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