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HR Management

Merger in your future? Focus on middle managers

07/16/2019
Building engagement and buy-in from middle management of the acquired company is key to a successful merger, according to new research by The Conference Board.
Compensation & Benefits

Snapshot: Few employers pay 100% of health premiums

07/16/2019
83% of employers require employees to pay part of health insurance premiums.
Employment Law

Warn bosses: No comments on worker health

07/16/2019
Supervisors sometimes say things that are clearly best left unsaid—such as fears that an employee’s protected characteristics or activities might cost the company money!
Employee Relations

Focus reviews on performance, not emotions

07/09/2019
When you evaluate an employee who isn’t living up to performance expectations, avoid commenting on her emotional state. Focus on objective criteria like unmet goals or sales quotas. Otherwise, you risk a lawsuit claiming discrimination on the basis of disability.
Hiring

Supreme Court agrees to hear DACA case

07/03/2019
Before adjourning for the summer, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments during its 2019-2020 term on the constitutionality of the federal government’s Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program.
Terminations

Never discourage laid-off employees from reapplying

07/02/2019
If you use economic reasons to justify laying off employees, be careful not to discourage them from applying for other jobs. That could be evidence you targeted them for termination for some unlawful reason.
Article Archives

Acosta resignation depletes an already shallow DOL bench

Beware data theft at airport charging stations

Poor review alone isn’t enough to win lawsuit

On World Cup bandwagon, NY enacts equal pay laws

Equal pay: Document how and why jobs differ

Sorry, you can’t expense that new Lamborghini

Marijuana policies up for grabs despite restrictive DEA rulings

Pierce terminated worker’s ‘FMLA shield’

How the ADA treats alcoholism and addiction

Summer brings new employment laws

Soon to be banned in California: Bias based on hairstyle

Fresno plumbing company settles in DOL overtime case

EEOC national-origin bias suit cost $650,000 to settle

Ensure each worker receives your arbitration agreement

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