Employees have an absolute right to discuss with each other how much they make. It is illegal to have a policy that prohibits wage discussions, or to fire an employee for engaging in such discussions.
Despite the belief of some that the NLRB is pushing the bounds of what qualifies as protected concerted activity vis-à-vis social media, one universal truth remains the same—liars do not win cases.Read More
A recent job ad requiring a LinkedIn profile underscores the growing importance of social media in the candidate vetting process.Read More
Senior director, employment branding and social media, Randstad Sourceright, Alpharetta, GeorgiaRead More
There might be some science behind how employers are using social media posts to screen applicants and hire employees.Read More
HR practitioners continue to use paper-based methods to communicate health care benefit options and are struggling to understand compliance issues with the Affordable Care Act.Read More
Facebook, Twitter, and other social media channels can prove to be treasure trove of protected information—information about an employee's personal and family medical issues, religious issues, genetic information, and, like this case, protected complaints about discrimination.Read More
An employee who begs to be fired cannot seek satisfaction when her employer takes her up on her offer.Read More