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.
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A federal court ruled against a company that seemingly had a solid process for employees who wanted to file complaints. The problem: HR wasn’t part of the process.
Why was the rule changed to allow reduced benefits for retirees? What are the advantages? Disadvantages? Get the answers to key questions about the new rule.
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.
If your company had an employee with a unique quality essential to the success of your business, would your firm take out an insurance policy on the person? Here’s what one company did to protect an important human asset.
It’s an election year. That means candidates are loading up new pieces of legislation, and two of the proposals directly affect how you’ll do your job.
Imagine an office winning $10,000 in a lottery pool. Fun, right? Not so much in this case after one worker allegedly stole the winning ticket and cashed it for himself.
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: 1. The legality of using pay cuts as discipline and 2. the value of 900 numbers for reference checks.
We’ve seen people come up with some creative ways to quit their jobs and express their dissatisfaction with their former employers. But the actions of one ex-employee of a Washington, DC, lobbying group have to be right at the top – or the bottom, depending on your point of view.