Not many HR pros would protest this recent trend that’s affecting some of the biggest employers in the U.S.
While some major corporations are offering unlimited vacation policies to show their commitment to employees’ work/life balance, one fundraising giant has done an about-face — and not for the reasons you’d think.
Resolved: Putting together a good employee handbook is a pain. But having a weak one — or none at all — could be dangerous.
With new high profile sexual harassment allegations coming out on a daily basis, a lot of companies are considering policy changes and putting new protocols into place. One new rule not to establish? The Pence Rule.
It’s probably unlikely your company would ever face the prospect of more than a million employees suing you for discrimination. So why should you care about the Supreme Court’s recent ruling in the Wal-Mart class action bias case?
One of your employees emails your customer list to a competitor. Illegal, right?
The folks over at the Department of Labor (DOL) have expressed a keen interest in employees’ smartphone use, and that interest may force you to make some changes to your employment policies in the near future.
The President said companies are giving big bonuses to their workers because of the “Tax Cut Bill,” and the national media is offering a number of examples to back up this claim, but will the new law actually benefit most employees?
It’s no secret Obamacare hasn’t been well received by HR professionals. On the whole, they feel it adds unnecessary complexity and costs. But there may be a silver lining to the law.
You’ve got to be pretty tough to be the lone female roustabout on an oil field construction crew. But apparently there’s a limit to how much you have to endure.
Is subjecting workers who steal from your company to humiliation in lieu of pressing charges a reasonable action to take? Not according to the mother of this deceased Target employee.
In an attempt to protect himself and his co-workers, a man slugged a customer. As a result, he was fired. While this certainly doesn’t seem fair, was it legal?
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.
This employee’s workers’ comp case raised eyebrows. Read what happened, and see if you agree with the court’s final ruling.
There are three phrases you and your managers must be careful NOT to say to employees who walk off the job complaining about pay or scheduling.
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.
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