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Snapshot: ‘Post-millennials’ are the most diverse generation in U.S. history

Half of Americans ages 6 to 21 belong to a racial or ethnic minority, a far higher percentage than ever before.
Compensation & Benefits

Survey: Employers taking steps to modernize total rewards

As the war for talent in today’s tightening labor market intensifies, a majority of U.S. employers are taking steps to modernize their total rewards programs, according to a new survey by the Willis Towers Watson consulting firm.
Employment Law

Clock ticking on Trump’s picks to fill Labor Department vacancies

The 115th Congress is set to adjourn for good on Dec. 14. Between now and then, all manner of business needs congressional action.
Employee Relations

Don’t assign disciplinary points for reporting injuries

A federal court awarded a machine operator in Wisconsin $100,000 in back wages and compensatory damages after he was fired soon after reporting an on-the-job injury.

Older workers: Many benefits and few risks

The Department of Labor estimates that the number of working Americans ages 65 to 74 will grow 4.5% in the decade ending in 2024. Here are some tricks to help recruit older workers.

Many reasons for firing? Document them all

When terminating a worker, you don’t need to give her an exhaustive list of offenses. However, you should internally document all the reasons for firing her, in case you need to offer them as evidence later.
Article Archives

Managers help Chicago 911 slash FMLA absences, costs

EEOC touts #MeToo year of accomplishments

Facebook, Google end harassment-arbitration rules

Seasonal stats: Thanks for the extra hours?

Employers step up efforts to quell violence

I-9 audits on the rise: What employers can expect from ICE inspectors

Employment law update: Harassment training, Labor Class protections

$385k judgment against Yonkers health care facility

Posting FMLA notice helps cut off lawsuits

Special oversight OK for disabled employees who telecommute

Employee doesn’t return after FMLA runs out? OK to fire for violating attendance policy

While you must accommodate disabilities, you don’t have to tolerate chronic absenteeism

Beat bias lawsuits by showing you enforce attendance rules fairly and impartially

Visa sponsorship isn’t an employment contract

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