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EEOC: Take supervisor harassment seriously

The EEOC has signaled its intent to aggressively pursue harassment cases against employers—especially when the harassment is perpetrated by anyone in a supervisory role.
Compensation & Benefits

Health plans: Regs, regs and more regs

Three federal agencies—the IRS, the Department of Labor and the Department of Health and Human Services—hold sway over group health plans. Each agency has issued regulations that will affect your group plan.
HR Management

From worst to first: Nevada job creation surges

Nevada showed the strongest job growth in the United States last year, capping a six-year rise from the lowest of lows to the highest of highs.
Employee Relations

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

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?

Is it time to stop asking about salary history?

The movement in state and local governments to ban questions about past pay is quickly gaining steam.
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Warn staff: Bullying can bring criminal charges

In the Payroll Mailbag ...

The higher salary level test is dead, but not for everyone

Employee's calculation error doesn't invalidate OT claim

IRS muses on cafeteria plan benefits

Bracketology, Payroll style

Use Forms 6765 & 8974 to figure payroll tax R&D credit

Applicant who used fake SSN owed $1.4 million from employer

W-2/1099 safe harbor begins to take shape

Overtime rules appeal deadline pushed back to May 1

Snapshot: U.S. computer scientists from other nations, 1970 - 2010

ACA repeal threatens tax-free health benefits

Acosta to replace Puzder as Labor Secretary nominee

Union arbitrator can decide guilt, but not punishment