Trends in Higher Ed Employee Learning and Development
CUPA-HR's Higher Ed Workplace Blog
by CUPA-HR
10h ago
Employee learning and development (L&D) offerings at higher ed institutions have changed significantly over the last three years. To find out what other institutions are doing in this area, Krista Vaught, assistant director of employee learning and engagement at Vanderbilt University, conducted a survey in the summer of 2022. Survey responses from L&D professionals at 115 institutions reveal the following trends in program delivery, attendance, topics and outcomes. Program Delivery Since 2020, synchronous online sessions have been offered by most (89) institutions, followed by sel ..read more
Visit website
USCIS Proposes Fee Rule with Significant Increases for Employers
CUPA-HR's Higher Ed Workplace Blog
by CUPA-HR
1w ago
On January 4, 2023, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a proposed rule to adjust certain immigration and naturalization benefit request fees, which would result in significantly higher fees for employment-based petitioners. USCIS last adjusted fees in 2016, but the most recent fee review conducted by the agency determined that the 2016 fees are insufficient to cover the agency’s operating costs. Unlike other government agencies that receive the majority of their funding through congressional appropriations, USCIS receives approximately 96 percent of its funding from filin ..read more
Visit website
HR and the Courts — January 2023
CUPA-HR's Higher Ed Workplace Blog
by CUPA-HR
2w ago
Each month, CUPA-HR General Counsel Ira Shepard provides an overview of several labor and employment law cases and regulatory actions with implications for the higher ed workplace. Here’s the latest from Ira. Divided Court of Appeals Rules That Separating Bathrooms By Biological Sex Does Not Violate the Constitution or Title IX — Transgender Student’s Discrimination Claim Denied The full 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (covering Florida, Alabama and Georgia) recently held in a sharply divided 7 to 4 decision that separating school bathrooms by biological sex is constitutional and does not ..read more
Visit website
New Research Finds Higher Ed Institutions Are at Risk of Losing Supervisors to Other Employers
CUPA-HR's Higher Ed Workplace Blog
by CUPA-HR
3w ago
As previous research from CUPA-HR has shown, America’s colleges and universities are in the midst of a talent crisis, as many employees are considering other employment opportunities due to a number of factors. As a follow-up to the initial findings of CUPA-HR’s 2022 Higher Education Employee Retention Survey, CUPA-HR has released new findings focused specifically on those in supervisory roles, and the data show that supervisors are overwhelmed, under-resourced, and struggling to fill positions and maintain morale. The newly published report, The CUPA-HR 2022 Higher Education Employee Retentio ..read more
Visit website
Retirement Plan Changes and Workplace Protections for Pregnant Workers Included in Fiscal Year 2023 Omnibus Bill
CUPA-HR's Higher Ed Workplace Blog
by CUPA-HR
3w ago
On December 29, 2022, President Biden signed the $1.7 trillion Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 (omnibus bill) to fund the federal government through fiscal year 2023 (FY 2023). Given the “must-pass” nature of the bill, the omnibus bill also served as a vehicle for policy unrelated to government funding that was unlikely to pass as a standalone bill in Congress. Below outlines some of the highlights that will impact higher education generally and human resources specifically. SECURE 2.0 Notably, the new law includes changes to the access and use of individual retirement funds. Provision ..read more
Visit website
Fall 2022 Regulatory Agenda Targets Release Dates for DOL’s Overtime Proposal and Final Title IX Rule
CUPA-HR's Higher Ed Workplace Blog
by CUPA-HR
3w ago
On January 4, 2023, the Biden administration released the anticipated Fall 2022 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions (Regulatory Agenda), providing the public with a detailed glimpse into the regulatory and deregulatory activities under development across approximately 67 federal departments, agencies and commissions. Agendas are generally released in the fall and spring and set target dates for each agency and sub-agency’s regulatory actions for the coming year. After completing a thorough review of the items included in the Regulatory Agenda, CUPA-HR put together the followi ..read more
Visit website
In Case You Missed Them – Inspiring Reads of 2022 and Can’t-Miss CUPA-HR Resources
CUPA-HR's Higher Ed Workplace Blog
by CUPA-HR
1M ago
Throughout the year, the Higher Ed Workplace Blog and Higher Ed HR Magazine feature HR innovations and success stories from the CUPA-HR community. In case you missed them, we’ve listed several great blog posts and articles of 2022 that will leave you feeling inspired and ready to take action at your institution. The Higher Ed Workplace Blog Onboarding programs consisting of a brief history lesson about the institution and instructions for how to get a parking pass aren’t likely to inspire new hires. Here are three elements of onboarding programs that go beyond the basics to create a deeper un ..read more
Visit website
NLRB Region Files Complaint Against the NCAA, Pac-12 and the University of Southern California
CUPA-HR's Higher Ed Workplace Blog
by CUPA-HR
1M ago
On December 15, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)’s Region 31 announced it will pursue a complaint against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Pac-12 Conference and the University of Southern California (USC) for violating the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) by misclassifying student-athletes as non-employees, unless the matter is settled. On February 8, the National College Players Association filed an Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) charge with the Region alleging USC; the University of California, Los Angeles; the Pac-12 Conference, and the NCAA are “joint emplo ..read more
Visit website
HR and the Courts – December 2022
CUPA-HR's Higher Ed Workplace Blog
by CUPA-HR
1M ago
Each month, CUPA-HR General Counsel Ira Shepard provides an overview of several labor and employment law cases and regulatory actions with implications for the higher ed workplace. Here’s the latest from Ira. University Wins Dismissal of “Deliberate Indifference” to Sex Harassment Claims on Statute of Limitations Grounds  A federal district court dismissed 12 counts of alleged indifference to sex harassment brought by six Jane Does, five of whom are current or former students and one of whom is a current professor. The case involves allegations against a male graduate student in French l ..read more
Visit website
CUPA-HR Sends Letter to Congress Asking for DACA Protections
CUPA-HR's Higher Ed Workplace Blog
by CUPA-HR
2M ago
On November 17, CUPA-HR joined the American Council on Education (ACE) and over 60 other higher education associations in sending a letter to House of Representatives and Senate leadership urging Congress to pass permanent protections for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program after recent court decisions have left the status of the program in limbo. On October 5, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit unanimously upheld a 2021 ruling by the lower Court in the Southern District of Texas that enjoined the DACA program and vacated the 2012 Department of Homeland Secur ..read more
Visit website

Follow CUPA-HR's Higher Ed Workplace Blog on Feedspot

Continue with Google
OR