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Court issues restraining order against employee? That's good enough to support discipline

2/17/2017
What should happen if a physical altercation in the workplace ends with one employee securing a restraining order against the other? Can you fire the apparent instigator for breaking workplace rules against fighting? Will that expose you to liability?
Employment Law

Acosta to replace Puzder as Labor Secretary nominee

2/16/2017
Law school dean and former NLRB member Alexander Acosta is the Trump administration's new pick to become Secretary of Labor.
Hiring

Is it time to stop asking about salary history?

2/16/2017
The movement in state and local governments to ban questions about past pay is quickly gaining steam.
Compensation & Benefits

W-2 penalty box

2/10/2017
For 2017, penalties for failing to file correct W-2s, 1095s and 1099s, or to provide recipients with correct statements, increase.
HR Management

Managing retention and turnover is top HR challenge

2/7/2017
A new survey by the Society for Human Resource Management suggests that a strong job market is affecting where HR departments focus their efforts.
Article Archives

Union arbitrator can decide guilt, but not punishment

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Two-for-one regs purge? Don't bet on it

10 lame excuses for showing up late to work

Puzder tipped off to Democrats' HELP Committee queries

Snapshot - Retaliation: The most common EEOC charge

SHRM launches program to foster veteran hiring

What you can do to discourage union organizing

Understand basics of work-related U.S. visas

Is Puzder's Secretary of Labor nomination in trouble?

Snapshot: EEOC charges of religious bias, 2006 - 2016

Business groups wary of Trump immigration policies

EEOC outreach spurs mental disability claims

The HR I.Q. Test: February '17