While only publicly-held companies are required by law to have a formal code of conduct, every organization – no matter the size – should give creating and maintaining this document top priority.
Policy & Culture
The list is growing of companies that now have bring your dog to work “paw-licies.” Is yours next? Google, Zappos and Amazon are some big companies that are pet-friendly, but smaller businesses are going to the dogs too, adding to the now 7% of employers that permit pets.
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.
Two women are suing “League of Legends” video game developer Riot Games for discrimination, harassment, and violation of the California Equal Pay Act.
HR pros know it better than anyone: Courts are always issuing conflicting employment law opinions, which can make compliance an uphill battle.
If you didn’t know it before, consider yourself warned. Flu season’s upon us!
With every state saying something different about medical marijuana, it gets tricky for employers who want to maintain a completely drug-free workplace.
It’s been a year since countless stories of workplace sexual harassment started making headlines, and new data suggests the number of harassment complaints and lawsuits won’t be declining any time soon.
The arrival of Hurricane Florence — and the dreaded aftermath — has a lot of employers wondering about HR challenges that come along with natural disasters.
It was a busy week for the DOL — not only did the agency release a new set of FMLA forms for employers, but it wrote four opinion letters addressing several FMLA and FLSA concerns.
Just when HR pros were starting to get a feel for where courts stand regarding medical marijuana in the workplace, a New Jersey court handed down a surpising ruling on the subject.
There’s nothing wrong with having business talks or brainstorming sessions while sitting in an office, but it can get old after a while. The formality of meeting with a colleague in an office can cause the conversation to be stiff or superficial, which doesn’t typically lead to the most productive or creative discussions. But Inc.com […]
Most employers would be happy to deal with an accommodation request that was as simple as keeping a bottle of juice nearby.
As parental leave policies are becoming increasing popular, HR pros need to keep this in mind: Not giving new fathers the same type of leave as new mothers to bond with a newborn or newly placed adopted or foster child can prove very costly.
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.
Nobody likes change. And when new policies go into effect, it can be tough to get everyone through the transition stress-free.