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Hiring

Hiring: Opioid crisis collides with the ADA

10/18/2018
Among the scarce pool of workers who are applying for jobs, a fair number are recovering opioid users. That may mean employers face a higher likelihood of being sued because they don’t understand the ADA.
Compensation & Benefits

Run audit to check Equal Pay Act compliance

10/18/2018
Answer these questions to see if your organization’s policies violate the EPA.
Employment Law

Small businesses get DOL wage-and-hour help

10/18/2018
The U.S. Department of Labor has launched a web portal to help small businesses comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act and other employment law statutes.
HR Management

8 million new jobs by 2023, but mid-market misses out

10/16/2018
The U.S. is expected to add 8,310,003 jobs from 2018 to 2023. That represents a 5% growth rate.
Terminations

Check layoff rationale for signs of hidden discrimination

10/03/2018
A layoff based on legitimate business reasons can still form the basis for a retaliation claim if the layoff decision was based on ulterior motives.
Employee Relations

Most like music at work, cite greater productivity

09/25/2018
Silence may be golden, but most workers feel they’re more productive at the office when listening to music, new research from staffing firm Accountemps shows.
Article Archives

DOL’s PAID program renewed through March

EEOC: On the Border chain crossed the harassment line

Simple warning doesn’t constitute retaliation

Discrimination claims must be based on good faith

Warn bosses to avoid retaliation when dealing with employees who constantly complain

Never bring up relative’s disability when discussing reasons for absenteeism

Do you have staff in New York City? Beware unique threat of sexual harassment claims

Harassment report begets retaliation charge in Queens

Inconvenient assignment isn’t adverse action

During review, don’t ignore harassment claim

New York employers face imminent sexual harassment changes

Snapshot: EEOC monetary awards for sexual harassment

One-third of workers will retire comfortably by age 67

Religious objections thwart flu shot mandate

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