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HR Management

Small steps that relieve big-time job stress

If you’re like lots of HR pros, the clock is your biggest source of stress. Finding enough time in the day to complete every necessary project can be difficult, and that can take a toll on your emotional well-being.
Compensation & Benefits

In the Payroll Mailbag: February ’20

Are leave donations to a local charity taxable? ... What qualifies as a tax-free achievement award?
Employment Law

EEOC negotiates installment plan settlement

If you think you can escape the EEOC’s wrath because you’re a small employer in a low-margin business, think again. Just because you can’t afford even a modest settlement doesn’t mean the EEOC won’t pursue litigation against you.
Employee Relations

Document poor performance as it happens

It’s essential for supervisors to document poor performance at the time it happens. Don’t wait until you’re ready to terminate a worker to start building a paper trail. You won’t get away with it in court.

Court refused to extend filing deadline

Courts often give leeway to employees who try to represent themselves. However, except in unusual circumstances, that rarely extends to providing additional time to sue.

Keep careful notes about every job interview

Always document what applicants tell you during job interviews. If you reject the candidate and she later claims she revealed protected information during the hiring process, you will have records to counter her claims.
Article Archives

Special analysis: Good records save tax penalties

New NACHA protocol squelches direct deposit phishing

More lawsuits winning class-action status

Details matter when deciding if retaliation occurred

Limited duty may be reasonable accommodation

Remote workers out-of-state? Prepare to address jurisdictional issues

Clear harassment policies, reporting procedures protect both victims and employers

In San Antonio, ‘English-only’ rule exposed even more bias

Study identifies best, worst cities for jobseekers

United pays $321K to settle charges it knew of internet harassment

Snapshot: Your employees’ top financial stressors

4 HR influences in the 2020s

Don’t shorten 2020 to 20

DOL rule narrows ‘joint employer’ status

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