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Compensation & Benefits

Employers, employees may clash over return-to-work

05/13/2021
Employers continue to struggle with what post-pandemic work ought to look like, according to a new survey by the Littler Mendelson employment law firm. One of the most potentially significant problems: Employers and employees may disagree about plans for reopening workplaces after a year of working remotely.
Employment Law

You must accommodate disabled job applicants

05/13/2021
The ADA requires employers to offer reasonable accommodations for disabled individuals at every step of the employment relationship, including during the job application process. Be especially aware of this if you use an online system that screens applicants and then automatically invites qualified candidates to come in for an interview.
HR Management

Be alert for covid-related negligence liability

05/13/2021
Most workplace-related covid-19 infection claims have been resolved through the workers’ compensation system, where employer liability is limited. But a handful of recent claims have made their way into court because they allege secondary infection of nonemployees. There is no limit on the dollar amount plaintiffs can seek in a negligence lawsuit.
Employee Relations

Keep antsy employees from jumping ship

05/06/2021
Some of the employees who loyally stuck with your company throughout the pandemic may be getting ready to bolt. It’s not too late to stop them!
Hiring

Snapshot: Environmental record a factor for most job seekers

05/04/2021
Most Americans say a company’s environmental record would affect their decision whether or not to accept a job.
Terminations

Exit checklist: When teleworkers terminate

04/22/2021
You probably have a plan in place dictating what happens when an employee quits. But with so many employees working remotely, traditional exit interviews and the accompanying rituals may slip through the cracks. Here’s how to safeguard your intellectual and real property in a work-from-home world.
Article Archives

Workers say pandemic has caused career setbacks

Snapshot: Percentage of adults using social media

Pandemic stresses didn’t dampen career satisfaction

The uphill battle to vaccinate all employees

Pay equity group alleges tip credit perpetuates racism

OSHA: Act fast to curb workplace infections

Consider telework as ADA accommodation

DOL withdraws Trump-era independent contractor rule

Efforts to promote DEI in benefits expected to surge

Parts of new tip rule delayed

Retirement saving balances, contributions rose in 2020

Details elusive in Biden’s paid leave plan

The HR I.Q. Test: May ’21

Check contractor pacts for misclassification errors

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