When HR Blunders ran a story about how companies are cracking down on employee smoking even off the job, many of our readers called on employers to target overweight workers, too.
Wellness & Safety
Health Savings Accounts haven’t had the impact many had hoped for. Some of the failures have to do with how companies tried to implement the programs.
The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) is about to become law, meaning you can’t discriminate based on the genetic information of an employee or applicant. OK, after you’ve said, “Huh? Who’s doing that?” consider there really is one likely circumstance in which GINA might cause problems for you.
“Do it my way, or I’ll quit!” It’s often an idle threat. But in the case of actor James Caan, he made good on it.
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: The legality of room-sharing travel policies.
Non-discrimination; family leave; safety; health. Besides these typical government regulations, massage parlors in an Indonesian province faced a new type of rule for workers.
We asked 660 HR managers whether they thought their organization’s employees understood their retirement needs. Here’s what they said.
Few would question that fraud is cause for dismissing an employee. In the age of ever-advancing computer technology, the temptation of a coveted award turned out to be too much for a photographer in China.
Why was the rule changed to allow reduced benefits for retirees? What are the advantages? Disadvantages? Get the answers to key questions about the new rule.