A lot of experts recommend using social networking sites to find new employees. But are HR managers really getting a lot out of those sites?
The tricky thing about background checks: You actually have to pay attention to the results you get.
Not all sexual harassment claims are alike. But managers still need to take them seriously, even if they don’t fit the expected pattern.
Promising employees too much when they’re hired can lead to big legal headaches. In one recent case, it led to an arbitration decision you’ll have to see to believe.
A recent court case gives managers a warning about handling employees who are turned down for medical leave: Retaliation charges can be filed by employees even if they aren’t eligible to take FMLA.
A recent employment law ruling by the Supreme Court has gotten a lot of attention — but what impact will it have on HR’s day-to-day job?
Two employees are caught breaking the same rule. One has had behavior problems in the past, the other hasn’t. Can their manager legally fire one and not the other?
These days, many employers are implementing mandatory furloughs to cut down on costs. But they need to be careful when exempt employees are involved.
Companies need to continue paying for employees’ healthcare coverage while they’re on FMLA leave. But can you recover any of that cost if an employee decides not to come back?
Here’s an example of a company that got in big legal trouble after a hiring manager gave an applicant an inconsistent explanation of why she didn’t get the job.