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5 ways employers should respond to wage garnishments

10/20/2014
While the economy is finally waking up from the Great Recession, millions of Americans are still feeling the hangover in the form of wage garnishments. What if a lender wants a piece of your employee's paycheck? Here are five tips.
Employment Law

Disability bias charges up 64% since 2000

10/20/2014
The EEOC handled 25,957 charges of disability discrimination in fiscal year 2013, up from 15,864 in 2000.
HR Management

Communication Corner: October 2014

10/20/2014
It's the little things that make a difference in HR, and in your own workday. Here are some tips to try.
Hiring

Today's high schoolers could fill STEM skills gap

10/16/2014
Nearly three in four high school seniors know what career they want to pursue, and STEM-related fields (science, technology, engineering and math) top their choices.
Employee Relations

Discipline when dashed romance affects work

10/14/2014
Bad relationships can affect employees in surprising ways. When a romance ends, anger and frustration at home can wind up infecting the workplace. You can discipline employees if blow-back from love gone wrong harms your business.
Terminations

Insubordination: The most legit reason to fire

10/9/2014
If there’s one reason for firing an employee that’s likely to stand up in court, it’s insubordination. Employers that carefully document an employee’s refusal to follow directions or listen to a supervisor’s reasonable instructions or rules are likely to win a lawsuit.
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