We know that workplace fatalities are on the rise. What does this mean for your business?
Employers should continue to assume that non-student interns are paid employees and should consult with counsel on whether student interns should be paid.
Legalities aside, this issue asks a larger question: What kind of employer do you want to be?
This case has very little to do with the legality of criminal background checks and everything about two litigants buying off the risk of a trial.
Employees are still ignorant enough about social media to engage in very public online conversation about the alleged systematic harassment of a co-worker.
An employee continually shares tweets during the workday that don’t paint our company in the best light. He also uses profanity in his tweets regularly. But he doesn’t indicate where he works in his Twitter bio. And the profanity and perspectives he shares are part of the “personal brand” he portrays online. From an HR perspective, what are my options?
—Uncharted Waters, corporate communications director, financial services
The ADA's workplace focus now squarely rests on the issue of accommodation. For this reason, the law's next 25 years will be greatly impacted by technology.
One woman purposely kept trying to give me a flat tire because I was moving so slowly.