How many employees will call out sick the day after Memorial Day? A new study quantifies this type of sick leave abuse at one federal agency, and a U.S. Representative has an idea on how to limit it.
It could be for a police investigation of an employee. Or a federal immigration issue. Or a safety inspection. Whatever it is, taking the right steps can help turn what looks like Big Trouble into No Big Deal.
As long as your company is consistent, you can give benefits to whomever you want, right? A recent court ruling took that decision away from public employers in one state.
We asked 317 HR how many employees were in the HR “department.” Here’s what they said.
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.
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.