Human Resources News & Insights

ADA: Is attendance automatically an essential job function? Court says …

  As HR pros already know, disabled employees still need to be able to perform the essential functions of their job, with or without an accommodation. 

4 ways open office spaces can do more harm than good

While many companies are eliminating cube walls in an attempt to foster more collaboration between employees, a recent study shows this could be achieving the opposite effect. 

Study: Counteroffers don’t convince employees to stay long-term

If one of your best employees gets an offer somewhere else, it’s natural to try and convince them to stay. 

3 tactics to let employees know it’s OK to use flex time

Schedule flexibility is a great benefit that a lot of companies are offering. Many employees now have the opportunity to work from home or leave early to pick up their kids. 

5 ways to help an employee going through a hard time

Try as we might, sometimes keeping work and personal issues separate is impossible. 

Trump’s driver sues for years of unpaid overtime

Donald Trump’s former driver claims to be owed years of overtime pay, and the potential FLSA violation could end up costing the President hundreds of thousands of dollars. 

7 insane bosses that’ll make you thankful for yours

Sure, no one’s boss is perfect. But some are so spectacularly bad they’ll make you happy to deal with your own flawed leader. 

Buried in work? 3 tips when asking colleagues for help

Between the flood of emails constantly coming in and a never ending to-do list, it’s no surprise that plenty of people are completely overwhelmed at work. 

Manager’s one dumb comment triggers race discrimination lawsuit

When an employee wants to transfer to a new department, but isn’t qualified for the job, it seems like a fairly straightforward situation. But one offhand comment can quickly turn an open and shut case into a lengthy legal battle. 

8 things your managers need to know about the FMLA

Whether they realize it or not, managers have the power to make or break FMLA lawsuits.