Using a four-step test, attorney Jim Velasco audits companies’ I-9 procedures to make sure they comply with government standards. Most companies fail the test.
Employers rely on medical certification to approve or deny FMLA leave. But what if an employee’s doctor screws up the form and leave is denied? Is the company at fault? Read the facts of this real-life case and decide: Who won?
Our team of experts fields real-life, everyday questions from HR managers and gives practical answers that can be applied by any HR pro in the same situation. Today’s question: What are the rules for paying employees who are on jury duty?
Many employers offer tuition assistance for work-related education. Normally, they include a rule saying employees have to pay back the money if they leave the company within a certain time frame. But collecting on that promise can bring legal headaches. Here’s how you can avoid them.
You know the drill: Make sure new hires’ workstations are ready, and don’t let them wait in the lobby for hours before anyone knows they’re there. But there are other, more common mistakes a lot of managers make on a new hire’s first day.
Was he let go for breaking the company dating policy, or because his relationship was interracial?
What’s one thing that can turn a justified termination into a costly lawsuit?
Companies hold training to make sure employees follow directions. Turns out, it’s equally important that directions are followed during the training.
It’s got a lot of reviews of electronics stocked at the nation’s largest retailer. But Wal-Mart’s unedited blog from some of its buyers also contains information about cats, religion and Ayn Rand.
Periodically, we ask three HR managers how they’d handle a difficult situation at work. Today’s problem: The company is getting ready to announce a no-raise policy, and HR has to figure out a way to soften the blow.