Looks like Obamacare could be coming before the Supreme Court once again. Don’t get too excited, though — the case involves just one provision of the Affordable Care Act.
HRIS (Human Resource Information Systems)
It’s been said that most firms are violating some form of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) — most without having any idea.
In this holiday season, a case which reminds us of just how complicated all this diversity stuff can get:
If the DOL’s new overtime regs go through as written — and there’s every indication to believe they will — employers of all stripes will have much more than just classification issues to contend with.
When this employer rolled out its parental leave policy a few years ago, it probably never imagined it would be facing an EEOC discrimination lawsuit by one of its employees. But that’s just what happened to one of the biggest names in cosmetics.
You’ve heard about how the EEOC’s pressing the issue of obesity as a disability. Now the agency’s poking around another area of interest to employers: the use of credit checks to screen job applicants.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has made state-by-state workplace bias charge data available online. Here’s why that’s good news for HR pros.
It’s tough for anyone in HR to participate in the process of deciding who stays and who goes when layoffs are necessary. See what you think about this case.
What qualifies as employee misconduct at your workplace? Lateness? Insubordination? When you’re a pilot delivering a wide-body jetliner, the opportunities for improper behavior increase exponentially.
CyberMonday may have come and gone, but brace yourself: At least half of your employees plan to shop online during work hours between now and Christmas.
HR pros who work for retail establishments: It’s probably part of your company policy that employees shouldn’t resist when confronted by an armed robber.
All along, employers have been told they can terminate an at-will employee — even if a member of a protected class — as long as it had a legitimate business reason for doing so. A recent court ruling muddies those waters.
Even organizations involved in the most noble pursuits sometimes run afoul of discrimination laws.
It’s football season again, and you know what that means — time for many of your employees to pretend they’re managing their own NFL team, often at the company’s expense.
The subject of fantasy sports — and employees who participate in them — got some headlines recently when Fidelity reportedly fired four staffers, including a manager in Texas, for playing fantasy football on the job. The start of a trend?
HR pros know how important it is to help employees avoid stress and burnout, and a lot of companies are doing their best to tackle this issue.
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