HR Roundup: Guidance on Employee Handbooks

  • The NLRB has changed the law on employee handbooks. OMA Connections Partner Fisher Phillips has published this guidance for employers.
    • Additional insights on the NLRB’s action are available from OMA Connections Partners Benesch, Calfee, and Dinsmore.
  • Fisher Phillips has posted this analysis titled “Seven Things Employers Need to Know About New EEOC Guidance on Vision Impairments.”
  • The UAW is demanding a nearly 46% pay hike by 2027 from GM, Ford, and Stellantis, reports say.
  • To boost retention of older employees, Gallup tells employers there are three general areas of opportunity for the engagement: development, recognition, and friendship.
  • The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association represents pharmacy benefit managers, a powerful but little-known industry. The three biggest PBMs control about 80% of the marketplace, reports say. (Critics accuse PBMs of raising drug costs.)

Finally, employee retention is the top priority for both operations (51%) and HR (66%), according to OMA Connections Partner Gallagher’s 2023 U.S. Organizational Wellbeing Report. 8/10/2023