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Employment Law

EEOC: On the Border chain crossed the harassment line

10/17/2018
The EEOC has filed suit against national Mexican restaurant chain On the Border, alleging management at its Holtsville, New York location failed to stop racial harassment directed at one of its chefs who is black.
Compensation & Benefits

One-third of workers will retire comfortably by age 67

10/16/2018
If current employee savings trends continue, half of workers will need to wait for retirement until at least age 70 to be considered financially prepared, according to findings from a new survey by the Aon consulting firm.
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.
Hiring

Canada moving aggressively to poach foreign tech talent

10/10/2018
As the Trump administration cracks down on the H1-B visas that bring thousands of high-tech workers to Silicon Valley each year, Canada is rolling out the welcome mat.
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

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

Religious objections thwart flu shot mandate

Will Amazon’s pay hike affect your budget?

Staffing agency sued for ‘perceived as disabled’ bias

Minimum wage for federal contractors goes up in 2019

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