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The HR I.Q. Test: July '16

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

Productivity suffers from tech distractions, slacking

Three out of four employers say they lose two or more hours of productivity per day because employees are distracted.
Employee Relations

4 steps to thwart sticky-fingered workers

According to a National Retail Federation survey, retail employers caught 80,366 employees stealing in 2014, a figure representing one out of every 38 employees.

8 ways to create the workplace employees want


As businesses make their slow transition from layoff mode to hiring, they may find that job-seekers have changed their expectations of employee benefits. They're beginning to demand everything from more comfortable work spaces to em­­ployer practices that nurture the psychological well-being of the workforce.

When RIF affects someone who complained, prepare to show your process was fair

If you ever have to consider cutting staff via a reduction in force, be sure to consider who among your employees might feel aggrieved enough to cause big legal trouble.
Employment Law

Customer race preference? Prepare for court

Before you honor a customer’s race preference, remember that doing so could expose you to liability for racial discrimination.
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Young adults increasingly live with their parents

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Zero-tolerance policies: an open door to trouble?

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