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HR Management

We’re wide awake and worrying about work

Sleepless nights caused by work anxiety are taking a heavy toll on employees. According to new research from global staffing firm Accountemps, 44% of professionals often lose sleep over work.

Disabled workers rejoin job market

About 10% of working age people who described themselves as disabled in 2016 found jobs in 2017.
Employment Law

Take care when responding to union résumé

Here’s a warning about turning down an applicant who lists union memberships or otherwise indicated union support on his employment application. Refusing to interview him or turning him down for a job he is qualified to do may backfire.
Compensation & Benefits

Broke quitting-time rules? No unemployment for you!

Be sure employees know your rules for leaving work early. That way, an employee who violates the rules will have committed willful misconduct, disqualifying him from receiving unemployment compensation benefits.
Employee Relations

Employers explore new performance assessments

Pay for performance is as popular as ever, according to new research by the WorldatWork association and Korn Ferry, but how employers measure performance is changing.

He who does the hiring should also do the firing

If possible, the same manager who made the hiring decision should also make the firing decision. That’s because presumably a manager wouldn’t hire someone knowing they belonged to an obvious protected classification and then turn around and fire that person because of that status.
Article Archives

Keep complete records of complaints to counter last-minute legal claims

Post internal openings, ensure staff know how to apply for promotions

Sexual orientation bias and Title VII in flux

Train staff to respect transgender customers

Think twice before firing safety whistleblower

Scrapped: Fiduciary rule regulating retirement plan conflicts of interest

New DOL program to help you fix pay mistakes

Washington to ‘ban the box’

What employers can look for under EEOC’s strategic plan

Comment about pregnancy? Nope, just shut up!

When workers and supervisors clash, ask: Is it discrimination or personality conflict?

Watch out! Employee can win punitive damages even if he suffered no loss

Tell trainers: You have an obligation to report harassment or discrimination you witness

Employers look at pay parity in response to #MeToo outcry

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