Today I am going to discuss two racial harassment cases decided by the same court, on the same day, but with different results. In Paasewe v. Action Group, Inc. (6th Cir. 7/17/13), the plaintiff alleged that he was called “boy,”…
Employers are not requiring employees to turn over access to their personal social media pages. Courts sometimes require litigants to turn over social media information when it might be helpful to prove or disprove a claim. End of story.
Bevy of so-called solutions to curbing costs are caught in the crossfire as authors debunk such fixes as wellness plans and predictive modeling formulas.
The plan is a tax-exempt trust account set up by employers to offset state unemployment insurance.
The Department of Labor is asking for help to create an iPhone/Android app to aid employees in tracking corporate wage-and-hour compliance. The DOL Fair Labor Data Challenge will “help consumers locate … establishments and view their federal enforcement and violations…
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.
In the midst of a sour economy, some organizations have opted to rehire some laid-off employees as independent contractors. But this practice is fraught with risk, and it is becoming riskier now: The IRS is planning an audit crackdown early next year. Here is what you need to know before you hire independent contractors in lieu of employees.
Send these two letters to applicants based on whether you will interview them or not.
Four issues that come up when contingent employees bring claims.