- What is Merit pay?
A: A compensation system whereby base pay increases are determined by individual performance.
- What are Minimum qualifications?
A: The attributes of a job description which establishes a baseline for meeting the qualifications for a particular position.
- What is Minimum wage?
A: The smallest hourly wage that an employee may be paid for all hours worked, as mandated by federal or state law.
- What is a Minority business enterprise?
A: A small business enterprise that is at least 51 percent owned by one or more minorities or, in the case of a publicly owned business, at least 51 percent of all classes or types of the stock is owned by one or more minorities and whose management and daily business operations are controlled b ...
- What is a Mission statement?
A: A statement illustrating what the company is, what the company does and where the company is headed.
- What is Moonlighting?
A: Working one or more full- or part-time jobs in addition to an individual’s regular full-time job.
- What is Myers-Briggs Type Indicator?
A: A psychological test used to assess an individual’s personality type.
- What is the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)?
A: An agreement reached by the United States, Canada and Mexico that instituted a schedule for the phasing out of tariffs and eliminated a variety of fees and other hindrances to encourage free trade between the three North American countries.
- What is the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) of 1947?
A: The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), passed in 1935, provides that all employees have the right to form, join and assist labor organizations and to bargain collectively with their employers.
- What is National origin?
A: The country--including those that no longer exist--of one's birth or of one's ancestors' birth. "National origin" and "ethnicity" often are used interchangeably, although "ethnic group" can refer to religion or color, as well as country of one's ancestry.
- What is Naturalization?
A: The process by which an alien is made a citizen of the United States of America and relinquishes citizenship to any other country.
- What is a Needs analysis?
A: A method of analyzing how employee skill deficits can be addressed through current or future training and professional development programs, as well as determining the types of training/development programs required and how to prioritize training/development.
- What is Negligent hiring?
A: A claim made against an employer based on the premise of an employer’s obligation to not hire an applicant the employer knew or should have known was unsuitable and likely to behave inappropriately toward other employees.
- What is Compensatory time-off plan?
A: The practice of giving employees paid time off that can be used in the future in lieu of paying them overtime for hours worked in excess of 40 per week. While an acceptable practice in the public sector, the FLSA places very strict limitations on the use of compensatory time off for private s ...
- What is Competency-based pay?
A: A compensation system that recognizes employees for the depth, breadth and types of skills they obtain and apply in their work. Also known as skill-based and knowledge-based pay.
- What is a Deficiency?
A: Failure to fulfill a requirement of Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act or Section 4212 of the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act, including implementing rules, regulations and orders. "Deficiency" and "violation" are often used interchangeably.
- What is Deauthorization?
A: The termination of union representation over a specific bargaining unit following a decertification election.