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Bad bosses: Beware quid pro quo harassment

To win a quid pro quo sexual harassment case, an employee has to show that two things occurred.
Compensation & Benefits

Corporation loses on salary determinations

S corps aren’t the only businesses to run up against the IRS when it comes to determining whether salaries are reasonable. Regular tax-paying C corporations run into the problem, too.
HR Management

Know your workforce: Americans living in multigenerational households

One in five of your employees may be helping to support a household that includes grandparents, grandchildren or both.
Employee Relations

What to do when older workers start to coast

When employees approach retirement, they sometimes go on autopilot. They may think there’s no way their employer will fire them at their age, assuming management will fear an age discrimination lawsuit. Such sudden drops in productivity can frustrate everyone involved, including co-workers and supervisors.

White House 'ban the box' program picks up big partner

Walmart has signed the White House’s Fair Chance Business Pledge, bringing to 185 the number of employers joining an Obama administration campaign to help job candidates with criminal histories find their way back into the workforce.

The 5-step plan for handling an employee's 2-weeks' notice

For a smooth exit that’s favorable to both employee and employer, follow these steps for any departure.
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The right way to collect proof of FMLA need

Less than 50 workers? Stay silent on FMLA

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Spot warning signs of chronic absenteeism

Harassment: Bosses can be personally liable

NACHA's same-day settlement launches Sept. 23

Ensuring workplace safety with protective orders

EEOC continues push for LGBT rights at work