Appearing in text messages, emails, on T-shirts and even their own movie, emojis — cartoon representations of emotions and common objects — are a ubiquitous presence in people’s lives and daily communications with one another. Seventy-one percent of Americans use…
Automation technology will create 14.9 million new jobs in the next decade, with automation creating jobs equivalent to 10 percent of the workforce through 2027, according to a Forrester report published in April. Michael Chui, partner at the McKinsey Global…
Back in 2014 the Associated Press started using automation software to write quarterly corporate-earnings reports. This software, known as Wordsmith, is able to produce 3,000 such stories every quarter, which, according to the AP, is a tenfold increase from what…
It may be in the best interest of an employer to require vaccinations for its workforce. But the legalities and practicalities involved may present too many obstacles to make such a requirement worthwhile.
Religious discrimination is on the EEOC’s radar in 2015. The issue is broad and presents many potential pitfalls for employers.
The title of this post reflects my experience. I think this is unacceptable. What’s your take?
There are no federal laws that ban discrimination for sexual orientation or gender identity in the workplace, but companies and lawmakers are working to change that.
An injured worker with a painkiller addiction not only represents a health and safety concern for that individual, but also presents potential liabilities for the employer.
Should hearing loss education be a part of an employer’s health and wellness program?
This ruling sounds like something that should’ve been reserved for churches and other religion-oriented organizations, not an arts and crafts retailer and a cabinet manufacturer.
During his tenure as the head of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration, Ed Foulke emphasized assistance, rather than inspections and enforcement, to improve safety.
A recent study identified the top business-related litigation trends and concerns from 2013.
Let there be no doubt about it, as Affordable Care Act compliance draws near, organizations without ACA systems in place could be on the hook for costly penalties.
In retirement, Mark Divine has coached thousands of SEAL and other special operations candidates to succeed in some of the most demanding military training programs in the world.
University attorneys, who have vowed to appeal the ruling, have 14 days to file.
If unhealthy employees are bad for business, then I think it’s fair to argue an executive who plays ‘body police’ and essentially bullies employees into participating in a wellness program is bad for business, too.
Civil War book reveals older generations have dismissed younger generations for, well, generations.
While flextime is gaining in popularity in the 2010s, one Pulitzer Prize-winning author used the idea to paint his most famous character as a lazy employee by 1960s standards.
The 2011 ruling of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. v. Dukes continued to have a wide-ranging impact on virtually all class actions pending in federal and state courts throughout the country in 2013 cases.