Pay raise survey sent to program contacts: The deadline to participate in HR Services' Prospective Pay Increase/Supplemental Pay survey is Friday, April 24. The results of pay portion of the survey will be reported in the May issue of HR Exchange. 4/16/15
College grad hiring up: A new NACE Job Outlook Update indicates that employers will hire 9.6 percent more new college graduates than they did in 2014. 4/16/15
Equal Pay Day after two decades: 20 years after the first Equal Pay Day, women still earn 78 cents on the dollar compared to men. 4/16/15
FML spouse definition change delayed: The DOL's revised definition of the term spouse that granted consistent FMLA rights to same-sex couples was delayed when a federal court granted the Texas Attorney General's request for a preliminary injunction. 4/7/15
Bills to watch in the Texas Legislature: TASPA regularly updates its list of bills that have a potential effect on school human resources operations. 3/12/15
Envisioning a better way to pay teachers
It’s time for districts to consider moving away from a single salary schedule and across-the-board pay raises. Our ability to attract and retain future teachers depends on it.
Implementation of revised FML definition of spouse delayed
The DOL’s final regulations would allow same-sex couples to have consistent FMLA rights, but a preliminary injunction has put enforcement on hold.
Melva Cárdenas retires after more than five years at TASPA
TASPA Executive Director Melva Cárdenas is retiring in June. She takes pride in the association’s efforts to keep members informed and to build its membership.
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