Human Resources News & Insights

Tricky HR situations: When it’s probably a good idea to call a lawyer

With the multitude of issues HR pros face, it can be difficult to know under which circumstances legal help is necessary. Because, when it comes down to it, there is no instruction manual.

ADA: How to spot — and safely deny — unreasonable accommodation requests

From 2006 to 2016, EEOC charges against employers for ADA violations increased nearly 75%. With figures like that, some Finance chiefs feel it makes sense to grant each and every accommodation request that employees make. But that’s not the case.

Researching employees online: More risk or reward?

An ever-growing percentage of employees have MySpace, Facebook and/or Twitter pages. Sometimes these sites reveal things that go on behind employers’ backs.