Seem like a lot of your employees are taking vacation this month? There’s a reason for that.
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A market research firm in Britain has an interesting take on why consumption of one citrus fruit has declined over the last year.
In what the National Labor Relations Board’s calling the first ruling of its kind, an NLRB administrative law judge has found a Buffalo nonprofit organization unlawfully discharged five employees for posting comments on Facebook.
Many employees want the option to telecommute. But execs and managers often resist the idea. Maybe they can work out a deal:
A state appeals court in Arkansas decided that a Walmart stocker’s gastrointestinal injuries, which led to further medical issues, were unrelated to his work and thus were not compensable under state workers’ compensation law. Fred Nolen worked as a night stocker for Walmart. Nolen’s workload was unusually heavy during a shift in June of 2018, […]
Rightly or wrongly, employees in some professions have a reputation for trying to game the system through workers’ comp fraud. But a recent court decision in California shows fraud can hit a wide range of careers.
Following an array of state and local paid leave laws and loud calls from employers and prominent business groups, Congress has introduced a bill to make paid leave on a federal level a reality. But the legislation probably isn’t what HR pros were expecting.
A bill that’s been introduced in both the House and Senate threatens to add more paperwork to your ever-expanding to-do list.
Many of the old ways of completing basic human resources tasks have been changed by new remote workforces and the need for physical distancing. One of the areas most impacted is internal workplace investigations. Although gathering information and conducting interviews in person is preferable in almost every context, current conditions make face-to-face interactions impossible or, […]
A recent lactation discrimination case in Delaware resulted in a $1.5 million jury award to a mother who sued when harassment from co-workers and supervisors caused her to stop pumping breast milk and subsequently lose her supply. The award highlights employers’ exposure to lawsuits stemming from ignoring the rights of nursing mothers in the workplace, […]
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 certain amount of workplace tension a positive? And if so, just how much is needed to create a productive environment?
A workplace shooting at a California chicken processing plant has once again brought workplace violence back to the national discussion.
Sometimes those humans whose resources you manage don’t exhibit the best etiquette in the workplace.
It’s one of the biggest recruiting challenges: luring passive candidates to a new company. Some online services claim they can help — by paying people to put themselves on the job market.
The workplace is full of awkward conversations. Which ones are you most reluctant to have?