March 2018 Compensation Trends

Welcome to the third edition of the \”compensation corral\”, a monthly summary that summarizes 10 topically relevant items in space. The march certainty was fast, and much has happened in the accelerated world of HR. This month has spoken a lot around the history of the history of wages, the commitment of employees and technological advances.

Here is the skinny:

1) Swimming against the tide, Michigan prohibits the salary history prohibits at the state level.

While many states are taking measures to enforce the research prohibitions of salary history, Michigan is doing otherwise. The Governor of Michigan signed a bill that prohibits the localities of adopting salary history prohibitions, and the opponents of the bill believe that it could impede the communities to address the payment gaps between minorities, women and other workers .

More information on the new Michigan invoice.


2) The prohibition of the use of the salary history in job offers is less difficult than expected

new data from the WorldatWorkee states 44% of employers who They have implemented a ban on the candidate’s salary consultations, said they did it was very or extremely simple, only 1% reported that this task is extremely difficult, and 8% reported that it was very difficult.

Read more about Worldatwork’s findings.


3) California employers must navigate through the range of Background Verification Laws

California Employers who carry out the background controls of job seekers must now meet With more legal requirements than ever, including federal rules, the new California Ban-Box law that entered into force in January 2018, and local ordinances.

APREnd more about the new laws and what is expected from California employers.


4) The levels of participation of global employees are recovered at high top in 2017

The commitment of employees is increasing again. According to a new AON report, the global levels of employees jumped back to a maximum time after a submerged last year.

More information about AON’s analysis of more than Five millions of employees.


5) Starbucks eliminates the gender payment gap in the US labor force. UU Its objective is to do the same world

Starbucks announced that it has closed the gap of Gender payment for its employees, declaring that it has achieved 100 percent salary equity among all minority genres and groups for its US workforce. UU


Read Geekwire article on steps that Starbucks is taking to eliminate the gapSalarial for all its global workforce.

6) Adjusted policies causing havoc in the application process H-1B

The H1-B system is popular in the technology industry to take workers Alien highly qualified in the US UU Adjustments to US citizenship and immigration services policies UU (USCIS) have recently made the most challenging application process.


Here there is more about the greatest scrutiny of H-1B applicants.

7) How the recruitment block (123]

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with the enabling of secure, private and precious credential, chain block (the same technology that underlies Bitcoin) has the potential To transform the recruitment process by making it easier to find talent.


Read more about how Blockchain has the potential to make the recruitment world dramatically faster and easier. [one23]

8) The main HR leaders say that companies are not prepared to replace them

according to a new survey of almost 400 chros and the leaders of HR by Salveson Stetson Group, only 50 percent of major human resources of resources believe that their companies have a successor ready in the event that they abandon their work.


Here is more information about the results of the survey.

9) Employee surveys are still one of the best ways to measure commitment

although there are new and modern ways to collect data on the Employee commitment, surveys are still a great predictor of behavior, and give employees the opportunity to feel listened.


Here there is more about why surveys still should not become a lost art.

10) Beyond passwords: Companies useAn fingerprints and digital behavior to identification employees

Biometric authentication uses the face, the fingerprint or iris explorations to quickly confirm the identity of a person, and more and more companies are using this tactic to stopHackers. Companies are also using this method to register employees to devices and access data stored in the cloud.Learn more about how organizations are abandoning passwords.