Employers across the country indirectly increased employees’ compensation recently, and in many companies, it seemed like nobody noticed. Why? Because management was guilty of a big oversight.
Seems like LexisNexis Risk Solutions should have known what was at stake when it paid female employees substantially less than their male counterparts for work on federal contracts.
You’ve asked a colleague for some feedback on one of your proposals, but after a week there’s still no response. It’s not a “yes,” but it’s not a “no.” It’s just a silent abyss that queries get sent into, never to return. You’re in a ghosting limbo.
If you’re worried about an employee’s health or safety in his current position, can you force the employee to work elsewhere?
If these numbers from the federal government are any indication, drug use among employees is exploding.
A recent lawsuit by the EEOC provides another example of just how broad the ADA’s employee protections really are.
Here’s proof you can never assume employees know about even the most basic aspects of the FMLA.
The DOL’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) just updated a final rule updating the sex discrimination regulations federal contractors are required to abide by. But there’s a reason private sector employers should pay attention as well.
The final FLSA overtime regs have arrived. So what are companies doing to prepare for Dec. 1, 2016, when the rules kick in for real?
Employers who feel the EEOC may have a tendency to overstep its authority were just dealt a blow.
Employers have been asking themselves this question since e-cigarettes came on the market: Should we let people use them at work? Finally, a federal agency has provided an answer.
Workplace culture can be similar to the weather — everybody talks about it, but who actually does anything to change it? Guest poster Sandeep Kumar offers seven steps employers can take to improve their day-to-day working environments.
With all of the news coverage of terrible violence in public places, it’s no wonder some businesses are asking: “Could we be vulnerable?”
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.
You probably know that hiring a worker with a long commute can be a risk — but you may not realize just how badly a commute can impact retention.
Most HR pros understand the benefits of letting workers telecommute. The C-suite, however, has traditionally been harder to convince. Well, if more convincing is what’s needed, show your execs this …