Firing a pregnant employee is a risky proposition.You not only have to worry about Title VII, but also potential liability under the Family and Medical Leave Act (if you are large enough to be covered), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (if the employee suffers from a pregnancy-related medical condition).Read More
By providing financial incentives, employers may be able to motivate employees to stick with weight-loss programs, according to a recent Mayo Clinic study. Twice as many individuals were able to achieve a total weight-loss goal when offered a monetary reward than individuals who were offered nothing, according to the study. Read More
The CYA Report podcast is a partnership between Workforce and Fistful of Talent. In this edition, Workforce Senior Writer Rita Pyrillis discusses her March cover story on how companies can support cancer Survivors in the workplace while managing costs. Listen to the podcast below.Read More
Now in its sixth year, Deloitte's alternative spring-break event initiates college students in the company's culture and commitment to causes.Read More
Given the high unemployment rate, how high a priority is retention for organizations these days?
—Thankful to Be Working, recruitment executive, telecommunications, California
The reality is that there is no easy answer to the question of how your company should respond to a lawsuit by an employee.Read More
Dealerships that pay for technicians to attend the tool-maker's school may receive higher reimbursement levels, though maintaining quality of service and reputation primarily drive participation. Read More