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Recent News Releases

May 18, 2016
WorldatWork Response to the U.S. Department of Labor's FLSA Overtime Rule

Cara Woodson Welch, Esq., WorldatWork vice president of external affairs and practice leadership, issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Labor's final rule imposing significant changes to the nation's overtime regulations:


May 4, 2016
WorldatWork Sponsors Eighth Annual Employee Well-being Month
WorldatWork is proud to announce its participation in the eighth annual Employee Well-being Month (Twitter hashtag #EWM16), June 1 - 30. Employee Well-being Month is a nationwide initiative designed to help business leaders learn new ways to engage employees in healthy habits and lifestyles to boost results.
April 25, 2016
WorldatWork Celebrates 25,000th LinkedIn Group Member
WorldatWork is proud to announce that the WorldatWork Association LinkedIn group has hit 25,000 members and counting!
April 4, 2016
WorldatWork Hosts the 2016 Total Rewards Conference & Exhibition June 6-8 in San Diego
WorldatWork is proud to host the 2016 Total Rewards Conference and Exhibition. The total rewards conference — the largest of its kind — is in San Diego June 6-8 and will feature more than 100 exhibitors and over 160 speakers, and welcome more than 1,000 attendees from across the country, Europe and Asia.
March 21, 2016
WorldatWork Hosts Tweet Chat to Discuss Employee Incentive Programs
To motivate and retain top talent in today's competitive labor markets, short-term cash incentives continue to increase for nonprofits and government agencies, but according to new research, "Incentive Pay Practices," the trend is shrinking for privately held companies.
March 18, 2016
WorldatWork Supports New Legislation Halting the U.S. Department of Labor's Anticipated Overtime Rule Changes
Cara Woodson Welch, WorldatWork vice president, external affairs & practice leadership issued the following statement in support of the Protecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act...
March 1, 2016
Short-Term Cash Incentives Popular with Companies to Motivate and Reward Employees
Short-term cash incentives and bonus programs continue to dominate the incentive-pay landscape as a vast majority of organizations use and rely on incentive-based pay practices to recruit, motivate and reward employees..
February 16, 2016
Student Loan Reimbursement Programs: A Desired Employee Benefit

To recruit and retain top talent in today's competitive labor market, student loan reimbursement programs are emerging as a highly desired employee benefit as companies look to distinguish themselves among job seekers.


January 29, 2016
WorldatWork Responds to Obama Administration's Proposed Rule to Impose New Gender-Pay Data-Collection Requirements
Leading compensation authority expresses concern about changes to the Employer Information Report (EEO-1) and whether there is a need for additional requirements for compensation data collection.
January 12, 2016
WorldatWork State of the Union Statement

Cara Woodson Welch, WorldatWork vice president, external affairs & practice leadership, issued the following statement in response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address:


January 11, 2016
20 Washington, D.C. & Baltimore-Based Employers Recognized for Outstanding Commitment to Employee Engagement and Work-Life Effectiveness

WorldatWork, a nonprofit HR association and compensation authority, is proud to announce the recipients of the Work-Life 2016 Seal of Distinction Award.


January 11, 2016
WorldatWork Announces the Recipients of the Work-Life 2016 Seal of Distinction Award

The award is designed to identify organizations leading the change in today's workplace by creating and implementing successful work-life programs and policies.


December 18, 2015
WorldatWork Applauds Congress for Vote to Delay the Cadillac Tax

Cara Woodson Welch, Esq., WorldatWork vice president for external affairs and practice leadership, issued the following statement thanking Congress for including a two-year delay of the 40% excise tax on employer-sponsored health benefits, the so-called Cadillac Tax, in the omnibus government spending bill:


November 17, 2015
Competitive Labor Markets and the Battle for Top Talent Continue to Drive Job Market Pay

Majority of global organizations use today's competing labor markets and the need to recruit top talent in determining how much money to pay their workforces, according....


November 12, 2015
Telework on an Ad-Hoc Basis Ranks Most Popular Flexibility Option for U.S. Employers

Remote work options remain the No. 1 choice for organizations implementing workplace flexibility policies and programs.


October 29, 2015
WorldatWork Response to Rep. Paul D. Ryan Elected Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives

Cara Woodson Welch, vice president of external affairs and practice leadership WorldatWork a nonprofit HR association and compensation authority, issued the following statement in response to a full House vote electing Rep. Paul D. Ryan, R-Wisc., as the United States' new Speaker of the House.


October 19, 2015
WorldatWork Hosts Work-Life 2.0 Tweet Chat

Employee engagement, recognition, work-life, paid time off and flexibility are critical issues affecting when, where and how Americans work today.


October 14, 2015
WorldatWork Releases New Publication "The Changing Work Environment: Building an Anywhere, Anytime Culture"

WorldatWork a nonprofit human resources association announces the release of a new publication titled, "The Changing Work Environment: Building an Anywhere, Anytime Culture," by Naomi Leventhal....


October 8, 2015
WorldatWork Honors KPMG for Successful Employee Engagement Program

WorldatWork is proud to announce that KPMG LLP, is the recipient of this year's WorldatWork Innovative Excellence in Workforce Engagement Award.


October 6, 2015
WorldatWork Hosts "Rethinking the Workweek"

Workplace flexibility is quickly evolving and dramatically changing the way Americans live and work. In honor of National Work & Family Month, on October 6....


Public Statements

January 29, 2016
WorldatWork Responds to Obama Administration's Proposed Rule to Impose New Gender-Pay Data-Collection Requirements
Leading compensation authority expresses concern about changes to the Employer Information Report (EEO-1) and whether there is a need for additional requirements for compensation data collection.
December 2, 2015
WorldatWork Supports Alliance to Fight the 40, Urging Congress to Repeal the Cadillac Tax

WorldatWork a nonprofit human resources association and compensation authority, comprised of compensation, benefits, work-life and total rewards professionals, continues to work with the Alliance to Fight the 40 and bipartisan members of Congress to repeal the 40% tax...


June 30, 2015
WorldatWork Response to U.S. Department of Labor FLSA Overtime Changes

Cara Woodson Welch, vice president of external affairs and practice leadership at WorldatWork, issued a statement in response to President Barack Obama's proposed regulations aimed at updating the nation's current overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA).


June 10, 2015
WorldatWork Compensation Experts Available for Comment on Anticipated Department of Labor FLSA Overtime Proposed Changes

WorldatWork, a nonprofit HR association and compensation authority, has actively monitored the progress by the Department of Labor (DOL) to revise our nation's current overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA).


January 21, 2015
WorldatWork State of the Union Statement

Cara Woodson Welch, WorldatWork vice president, public policy, news & publications issued the following statement in response to President Barack Obama's "State of the Union" address:


November 5, 2014
WorldatWork Statement on Election 2014

Cara Woodson Welch, WorldatWork vice president, public policy, news & publications, issued the following statement in response to the results of the Nov. 5, 2014, general election: