A New York judge dismissed a class action suit claiming that women were discriminated against by communications giant Bloomberg. And along the way, the judge took a swipe at that whole work/life balance business.
Health and Safety
When business declined, a company shipped an office worker to its warehouse. The worker hated his new job and quit — but does the move entitle him to benefits?
You’ve probably had to repeat this HR mantra to managers and supervisors many times: Document, document, document. Here’s yet another example of what can go wrong when documentation is missing.
Yes, employers can — and should — enforce drug policies that prohibit employees from working under the influence of drugs that impact performance and safety, even if the substances are legally prescribed prescription drugs. However, there is another caveat to even the most black-and-white policies employers must keep in mind.
What’s one thing most employees want during the current economic situation?
A U.S. appeals court just issued some news employers will find very disturbing: There are times when employers have to just stand by and watch their workers disparage their businesses. Grab a vomit bag. This could make you a little sick (pun intended).
Of workers age 50 and over currently receiving employer-sponsored health benefits, 52% think health reform will make their situation “worse off.” Meanwhile, fewer younger workers share their concerns, found a new survey.
For the fourth year in a row, the number of Americans getting health insurance from their employer has dropped. It’s now at a record low, and there are four suspected reasons why.
A union in Great Britain has voiced its displeasure at a meat processing company’s policy of requiring its employees to clock out every time they have to use the bathroom.
Salaries may be holding steady at many companies, but more employees are looking to increase their income … by suing you!
Check this out: Your efforts to make employees more active in making healthcare choices may actually be working.
One in six workers surveyed recently by the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago say they or a family member had been fired, suspended, punished or threatened by an employer for taking sick time.
Workplace bullying is nothing new, but the lasting effects of it are still only just being discovered.
If you could change something at your company to achieve wellness success, what would it be? A nine-worksite study shows what worked best for others.
Non-discrimination; family leave; safety; health. Besides these typical government regulations, massage parlors in an Indonesian province faced a new type of rule for workers.
Is a smoking ban on company grounds really an effective tactic? And is it worth the employee backlash?
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