A recent study out of the UK has great takeaways for HR pros across the globe on the use and effectiveness of performance management (PM) systems.
Despite years of high-profile diversity initiatives at corporations across the world, a recent study by consulting giant McKinsey & Co. paints a sobering picture of stalled progress.
The increase in sexual harassment charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission have made headlines this fall, but that’s not the only eye-opening statistic coming out of the agency.
Two women are suing “League of Legends” video game developer Riot Games for discrimination, harassment, and violation of the California Equal Pay Act.
Though it’s been a year since the #MeToo movement first began, companies are still experiencing the fallout. And not even tech giant Google is immune.
Head’s up! Election Day is coming, and depending on which state your facility is located, you may be required to give workers notice about their voting rights and provide paid or unpaid time off to vote.
With the productivity and morale benefits of working from home, more companies are offering some kind of telecommuting options for their employees.
The end of the year will be here before you know it, and with it — for many — comes the annual performance review.
With busy days and never ending to-do lists, it makes sense to be focused solely on your own productivity.
Just because the FMLA gives employers the ability to initiate surveillance on employees they suspect of abusing their leave, it doesn’t mean you should take such a drastic step. In fact, as a recent FMLA lawsuit shows, doing so can come back to haunt employers. In Walker v. City of Pocatello, employee Johnie Walker (yes, […]
Nike just joined an increasing number of employers that are making sweeping pay changes in an effort to close the gaps between male and female employees’ paychecks and prevent bias problems down the road.
For busy HR pros, the idea of a digital detox may seem as out of reach as winning the lottery. But in this guest post, the folks at TollFreeForwarding.com, a Los Angeles-based international telecommunications provider, explains why it may be easier — and more beneficial — than you think.
While many companies are eliminating cube walls in an attempt to foster more collaboration between employees, a recent study shows this could be achieving the opposite effect.
To help employers craft handbooks that don’t violate the National Labor Relations Act, the National Labor Relations Board has issued a compilation of rules it has found to be illegal — and rewritten them to illustrate how they can comply with the law.
Sure, no one’s boss is perfect. But some are so spectacularly bad they’ll make you happy to deal with your own flawed leader.
When an employee wants to transfer to a new department, but isn’t qualified for the job, it seems like a fairly straightforward situation. But one offhand comment can quickly turn an open and shut case into a lengthy legal battle.