Human Resources

Ikard: Promote Banking’s Value Proposition

The men and women who make up the banking industry make irreplaceable contributions to their communities and are the key to the industry's future, outgoing ABA Chairman John Ikard told attendees at ABA’s Annual Convention today.

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Executive Order Would Require Federal Contractors to Provide Paid Sick Leave

On Sept. 7, 2015, President Obama signed Executive Order 13706 directing federal government executive departments and agencies to ensure that effective Jan. 1, 2017, new procurement contracts include a provision specifying that employees working on covered federal contracts earn up to seven days (56 hours) of paid sick leave each year.

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ABA Details Overtime Proposal’s Shortcomings

The Labor Department’s proposal redefining which employees are eligible for overtime eviscerates the longstanding “duties test” and fails to address the significant differences in wage rates and costs of living across the country, ABA said in an extensive comment letter Friday. “The proposal would transform the salary level from its historical role as a screening device into a far more ...

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ABA Launches New Succession Planning Guide

To help bankers navigate growing shareholder and regulatory expectations for well-laid-out personnel succession plans, ABA has launched “Succession Planning for Banks,” a comprehensive guide to managing the talent pipeline for board, C-suite and management positions. The guide includes scenarios and customizable materials to help management and bank HR personnel plan for succession, identify and cultivate internal candidates and document and ...

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