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Employment Law

Employer must pay whistleblower $22 million

Don’t shoot the messenger! That’s the lesson the Occupational Safety and Health Administration taught employer Wells Fargo in a recent whistleblower retaliation case. Wells Fargo has been ordered to pay $22 million to an internal whistleblower who raised concerns that the bank may have been engaged in illegal practices.
HR Management

The HR I.Q. Test: December ’22

Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.
Compensation & Benefits

401(k) plan news you can use

Two new regulatory projects from the Department of Labor—a set of proposed and final regulations—may impact your 401(k) plan administration.
Employee Relations

Express gratitude to employees all year

Did you know that November was National Gratitude Month? Although November ends today, it’s not too late: Employees want to hear how appreciated they are all year long. In fact, a recent national survey of U.S. workers finds that 47% say they would like to receive more recognition for their work, while 21% indicate that they are never recognized for their efforts.

Hiring pros reveal their favorite interview questions

Even if you have interviewed hundreds of candidates over 25 years, you want to update your question arsenal occasionally. Here are a few tried and true ones you may not have thought of, and some favorites from hiring experts. Add them to your list and pass them to managers and others in your company responsible for hiring.

Quick quitting could be coming your way

You’ve heard of “quiet quitting,” when employees perform the bare minimum required and clock out precisely when their workday ends. Well, you’ve got a new nightmare—quick quitting! That refers to a worker who leaves your employ within six months to a year.
Article Archives

New year, new laws: Update your compliance!

Go flexible, flexibly

High court ponders employment cases

Could affirmative action cases affect you?

Snapshot: Work resolutions 2023

Eli Lilly defeats age-discrimination claim

Should California COVID safeguards be permanent?

Overtime for highly paid worker: overmuch?

Change your passwords—again

So you want to hire a disabled veteran

Who needs a drink? The EEOC is devout about religious accommodations

Onboarding questions to ask over 30/60/90 days

Identical interview questions key to surviving rejected applicant’s suit

Lay people off the right way—or face a whirlwind of lawsuits

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