It all started with a doughnut. For PR firm Walker Sands Communications, that round, sometimes frosted dessert didn’t just pack a lot of cream — it packed a lot of punch as well. Mike Santoro, president of Walker Sands,…
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There is nothing wrong with employees dating. Nothing good, however, comes from a boss having relations with a subordinate employee, especially one who is a direct report.
Ray v. Ropes & Gray LLP [D. Mass. 8/16/13) [pdf] teaches a valuable lesson about what can go wrong when a dispute between an employer and a former employee goes public. John Ray is a former associate of Boston white-shoe…
A lawsuit filed by the EEOC against McDonald’s Corp. for its alleged refusal to interview a deaf job applicant is a perfect ADA-storm.
The NLRB views online expressions of dissatisfaction with an employer as potentially protected concerted activity, or the equivalent of a group of employees discussing labor issues.
Since social media is inherently social, doesn’t this test suggest that all such activity is concerted?
If you intend to enforce an English-only rule, make sure you can justify the nexus between English fluency and job performance.
Employers should still think long and hard (and only after engaging in the interactive process) before denying an extended unpaid leave of absence under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
How the small-business health exchanges, called Small Business Health Options Program, also known as ‘SHOP,’ perform may provide large employers a glimpse of what’s to come.
Old-guard companies like Dow chemical and newcomers like Ben & Jerry’s are focusing on Sustainability as well as ‘corporate social responsibility.’ they do it not just as a ‘right thing to do’ philosophy but because it helps cut costs, generate new customers and recruit talent.
Defining the company’s role in tech support for contingent workers is key.
Porter Braswell, CEO of Jopwell, a tech-enabled minority recruitment company, launched the platform in 2014 to help organizations connect with minority candidates.
The University of Washington created an alternative wellness program by abandoning traditional fitness-first approaches and focusing on building an active and engaged community.