The Labor Department said under terms of the settlement, Wal-Mart has agreed to pay all back wages the department determined are owed for violations in addition to paying liquidated damages to the employees and a penalty to the department.Read More
If you want to be able to argue that your honest belief justifies your decision, you better be able to support your claim. Read More
This enforcement guidance is required reading for any business that takes arrest or conviction records into consideration in any employment decision.Read More
The EEOC and I disagree on a lot. Yet, on this issue, we are on the same page.Read More
The Society for Human Resource Management said in a statement it 'is pleased that the guidance does not appear to impose a one-size-fits-all set of rules on employers and seems to take into consideration that every employer will have different needs and concerns in the use of criminal background checks in hiring.'
I remain convinced, as I've pointed out before, that I can walk into any company and find a wage-and-hour violation. Read More
Does 'The Bachelor' skew white? Absolutely. Are there other reality shows that skew black, or Latino, or gay? You bet.
At a House hearing, neither Dems nor Republicans seemed eager to tinker with main selling point of 401(k)s and IRAs.Read More
The court was notified of the settlement last month, but the suit was first filed in July 2011. It sought to represent all contingent employees who worked at both PrO and Juniper in California.Read More
Calls have been growing for federal and state legislation that would bar employers from requiring access to job applicants' social media postings.Read More