HR Administration

Meet the Game Changers 2013

Workforce’s staff selected the 25 winners of the third-annual competition based on professional accomplishments and other achievements. And they are a diverse group representing some of the best HR practitioners and strategists under 40 years old.

Testing Employees for Legally Prescribed Medications Must be Done Carefully

In the Dura Automotive case, the employer tested all of its employees for prescription medications, regardless of their job duties. This across-the-board testing runs afoul of the ADA. If you have safety-sensitive positions, in which employees will pose a direct threat by performing their essential job functions while impaired, then you may be able to test those employees for legally-prescribed medications.

How Edward 'Ned' Hay, a Former Personnel Journal Editor, Helped Redefine HR

Edward 'Ned' Hay took over as publisher and editor of the Personnel Journal when Charles Slocombe died in December 1946. In February 1947, the Journal announced Slocombe's death with a brief note at the bottom from Hay saying: “Arrangements are being made to continue publication of the Personnel Journal in its present form with the same editorial policy. Pending completion of these plans, I have been asked to become temporary editor.”

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