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HR Management

60% would conduct job search from work

78% of workers said they would feel at least somewhat comfortable looking for a new job while with their present company. More than six in 10 respondents (64%) indicated they’d likely conduct search activities from work.

Feel free to consider past discipline when rehiring staff you previously laid off

When workers apply for other, open positions that they’re at least marginally qualified for, their past disciplinary history may be a good reason to not rehire them.
Employment Law

EEOC inquiries up 30% in FY 2018

The EEOC fielded 30% more inquiries from the public in fiscal year 2018, which ended Sept. 30.
Compensation & Benefits

DOL names the duties your waiter can be directed to do for free

The Department of Labor has issued an opinion letter confirming activities for which tipped workers need not be paid extra.

Document time of performance problems in case employee registers bogus complaints

Employees who face discipline sometimes fight back with their own discrimination complaints. Terminating such an employee shortly afterward can look suspiciously like the complaint precipitated the discipline. The best way to prevent that impression is to carefully document the reasons for the disciplinary meeting in the first place.
Employee Relations

Beware the 6 deadly sins of bad management

According to an Inc. report, here are the six most common management mistakes that lead to turnover—all avoidable if the right actions are taken.
Article Archives

Snapshot: When was the last time you received recognition at work?

Consistency is key to 401(k) wealth-building

One year later, what employers can do to address #MeToo

Minor benefits discrepancies can trigger EPA lawsuit

Anti-discrimination laws protect contractors, too

Double-check date of EEOC complaints: Employees have just 300 days to file

ADA: Permanent part-time work not reasonable

Choose the best candidate, don’t sweat liability

Nix nixed light duty for pregnant employee

Midterms to affect employment law landscape

How to legally limit recording devices in the workplace

Fifth EEOC complaint filed against Bryn Mawr Trust

Film crew: Mob flick maker stiffed us for $200K

Punishment for ending affair creates liability

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