Heads up for HR: The Supreme Court has just given individual employees the green light to sue to recover losses in their 401(k) accounts.
There are two kinds of documentation: good and bad. And small changes can make the difference between the two.
Overseeing a layoff can be stressful and hectic. Plus, you’re dealing with angry workers who are more prone to sue. There’s one step you’ll want to take to make sure you’re protected.
When injured employees returned to work, Frank Barnett found doctors wouldn’t specify what kinds of light duty were OK. Then he figured out a better way to communicate with them (part of an ongoing series).
One area of discrimination that’s drawn attention is so-called “PIPs” – improvement plans and periods for low-performers. The key question courts are answering: Can you set different probation periods for different employees?Here’s the situation a lot of HR managers face:You have two low-performing employees, one white and the other nonwhite. You and their managers want […]
When an employee brings a bias case to court, can testimony from co-workers in other departments be used as evidence? Last week, the Supreme Court (sort of) answered that question.
Yes, you can regulate romance in the workplace. But there’s a right way and a wrong way.
When asked the question of why they’re not doing a good job, many managers have a stock reply: “It’s HR’s fault.”
Keeping up with changing employment laws in your state is an almost-impossible task. So let someone else do it for you.