Can a class-action lawsuit contain as many as 1.5 million employees? That’s a question the Supreme Court will soon answer.
Know how some managers seem hell-bent on making their employees miserable? Here’s a blueprint to guide them to their goal: staffers who feel that no matter what they do, they simply don’t matter.
The group formerly known as the American Association of Retired Persons is being sued by an ex-employee. The charge: age discrimination.
It is rule No. 1 in the workplace: Employees need to show up to do their jobs. In today’s “do-more-with-less” culture, however, absenteeism is a growing concern for many companies.
Last week, we carried a story about a company that was forced to pay $30,000 for the alleged harassment of a female field worker. Here’s a similar tale — but the numbers are considerably larger.
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’s question: An employee sits in on hiring interviews but doesn’t make the final decision. Is he exempt or nonexempt?
Are we about to enter a new touchy-feely era in hiring? New research says employers value “emotional intelligence” over IQ in job applicants.
Most managers are exempt from overtime payment under the FLSA. But what about employees getting trained to become managers?
To make sure the best applicants are consistently hired and promoted, many companies rank candidates based on a numerical score hiring managers assign during the interview. But when not carried out correctly, that process can spell big legal trouble.
Hiring managers have a lot to think about when deciding if candidates are the right fit, such as how they’ll get along with customers, clients or co-workers. But taking those considerations too far can lead to trouble.
Once again, Democrats in Congress have proposed legislation that would negate a recent Supreme Court ruling.
One company’s promise to employees: Stay with the company for at least seven years and it’ll help make your dreams come true.
Racial bias claims are among the most painful experiences an employer can go through. But as this case shows, carefully policies and quick response can mitigate the problem and protect the employer from legal peril.
Hiring decisions sometimes have to be a little subjective. Then what happens when a rejected candidate claims discrimination?
After a series of blows against its pay practices, a judge finally granted Google some good news. But the ruling also made it clear the tech juggernaut’s legal saga wasn’t over yet. San Francisco Superior Court Judge Mary E. Wiss dismissed the class proposed in a class-action lawsuit against Google, which claimed the company systematically […]
A recent ADA lawsuit shows that saying you are disabled and proving it in court are two very different things.
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