Once the paperwork is gathered and the witness interviews complete, it’s time to craft a written response to an EEOC complaint. Here’s a seven-step process for drafting an airtight position statement.
Tim Gould, Editor of HRMorning, has served as Editor-in-Chief of the biweekly newsletter What’s Working in Human Resources for the past five years. He’s also been Managing Editor of another newsletter, What’s Working in Benefits and Compensation, and is a regular contributor to BusinessBrief.com.
A native of Chicago, Gould had a lengthy career in newspapers, PR and advertising in both the Midwest and Northeast before joining Progressive Business Publications in 2002.
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There are some things you just know: The sun will rise, Friday follows Thursday and if a worker is an employee, he or she can’t be an independent contractor (IC). Right? Well, you might want to double-check your calendar because at least one of these truths has just been discredited.
Every HR pro knows the importance of comprehensive recordkeeping, especially when employee lawsuits are involved. In the old days, that took the form of a paper trail. But today’s employers are faced with a brand-new nightmare: Digital documentation.
What makes a part of a staffer’s job an “essential function”? That’s the question a court answered recently after a worker claimed he was fired for being unable to perform a part of his job that he was almost never required to do.
Periodically, we like to offer success stories from HR pros from across the U.S. This account of how one employer boosted its wellness program participation comes courtesy of Jason Vollbrecht, benefits leader of Great River Energy in Maple Grove, MN.
If compiling and analyzing metrics can help HR become a strategic business partner, why don’t more firms use them?
So we’re all agreed: Engaged employees are the key to every organization’s success. But engaging today’s employees is no easy task.
A record $240 million damages award to 32 disabled employees of an Iowa turkey processing company has been reduced to a comparative pittance in accordance with federal limits on small-company damages.
One recent report says employers are having a devil of a time finding replacements for departing Baby Boomers. Another study says many employers only hire applicants who’ve held the same job title as the position they’re hiring for — and they’re scrambling to find people with the right skills. Do we see a pattern emerging here? [...] [MORE]
Looks like you’re not going to have to put up that pro-union poster after all. A Washington, DC federal appeals court has struck down the National Labor Relations Board’s bid to require employers to put up a special notice that outlines workers’ rights to organize.