Human Resources News & Insights

Dealing with worker absences on election day

Head’s up! Election Day is coming, and depending on which state your facility is located, you may be required to give workers notice about their voting rights and provide paid or unpaid time off to vote.

Motivating millennials: What benefits are must-haves?

A war for talent is being waged in this tight job market.

Get remote workers back in the office: 4 ways to convince them

With the productivity and morale benefits of working from home, more companies are offering some kind of telecommuting options for their employees. 

Sick daze: Help employees shoo the flu out of the workplace

If you didn’t know it before, consider yourself warned. Flu season’s upon us! 

When medical marijuana laws and drug policies collide: Court says …

With every state saying something different about medical marijuana, it gets tricky for employers who want to maintain a completely drug-free workplace. 

9 ways NOT to conduct a performance review

The end of the year will be here before you know it, and with it — for many — comes the annual performance review. 

3 ways to help an employee going through a rough patch

With busy days and never ending to-do lists, it makes sense to be focused solely on your own productivity. 

ACLU sues Facebook for discriminatory job ads

Facebook is in hot water once again — this time, for job ads targeting exclusively men for roles such as police officers, truck drivers and sports store clerks. 

Staying compliant during natural disasters: Pay, leave questions answered

The arrival of Hurricane Florence — and the dreaded aftermath — has a lot of employers wondering about HR challenges that come along with natural disasters.

Sixth Circuit: High standard to prove employees are similarly situated

A recent ruling by the Sixth Circuit shows when it comes to discrimination lawsuits, the standard is pretty high for proving the employees who received differential treatment are actually similarly situated.