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White hood was a joke? No one's laughing now

8/17/2017
When Kenneth, who is black, complained that his co-workers used a white hood to harass and intimidate him, management told him the incident was meant as a joke.
Compensation & Benefits

Workers all over agree: 9-to-5 is a thing of the past

8/15/2017
The traditional eight-hour workday may soon be the exception rather than the rule, and Washington, D.C. is paving the way for change.
HR Management

Two-thirds of business travelers keep points, miles

8/15/2017
A survey by the Society for Human Resource Management found that 66% of employers let workers who travel on business keep hotel points and 65% let them keep frequent flyer miles.
Hiring

14 interview questions that get to the heart of the candidate

8/13/2017
Interview questions need not be tricky. But they do need to reveal the character of what might be the next person on your payroll. Here's a list of questions you should consider asking your next candidate, and what his or her answers might reveal.
Employee Relations

Is HR your 'manager complaint department'?

8/13/2017
HR people realize it’s part of their roles to help supervisors deal with employee issues. But what should HR do with managers who go overboard, reflexively dumping even the smallest of their employee concerns and complaints onto HR?
Terminations

Laying people off? Better have answers for them

7/27/2017
HR executive and trainer Paul Falcone has offered solid sample answers to the questions you never thought you'd have to hear.
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Paid maternity leave up, paternity leave down

House bill introduced to clarify joint-employer relationships

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