Ten of the 22 lawsuits filed or settlements reached by the EEOC in May included allegations of disability discrimination. That’s a .455 batting average, which is none too shabby in anyone’s book.Read More
If you use the services of interns, pay them. Otherwise, you are taking a huge gamble that is difficult to win.Read More
No matter the situation, thorough investigations and maintaining a consistent story will save your bacon in many workplace lawsuits.Read More
As these cases illustrate, when an employee acts egregiously courts are willing to overlook things like as whether a non-compete was conventionally, or even actually, signed.Read More
After HR advised ex-casino worker Stan Stine that it’s policy is one cup per new hire, he took matters into his own hands.Read More
When you are conducting investigations in your workplace, let common sense be your guide. If it looks like a bigoted stereotype, it is.
If you're servicing a profession as an association, you might want to think before you try and take down an entire certification system.Read More
Questions emerge regarding what SHRM’s move means to those with PHR, SPHR and GPHR credentials, as well as the relationship between the organizations. Updated with comments from SHRM's Hank Jackson and HRCI's Amy Dufrane.
Do employers have a right to monitor employees’ social media accounts, or is this an invasion of their personal lives?Read More
Employers should take a wait-and-see approach on this issue. It's is too important for employers to knee-jerk pull these key clauses from their agreements.Read More