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HR Management

OSHA: Killeen, Texas gun range ordered to get the lead out

Workers at a gun range in Killeen, Texas were exposed to unsafe lead levels, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Compensation & Benefits

Employers begin receiving Social Security no-match letters again

For the first time since 2012, employers have started receiving notices from the Social Security Administration that one or more employees’ W-2 forms contain Social Security numbers that don’t match the names appearing on the forms.
Employment Law

Never deny benefits because of prior FMLA leave

An employer who didn’t provide paid leave because of past absenteeism now faces a retaliation lawsuit.

Appeals court clarifies FCRA disclosure requirements

The federal Fair Credit Reporting Act remains one of the most contentious and expensive litigation areas for employers. Now the 9th Circuit has again weighed in on this issue, raising the standard required to meet the disclosure requirements.

Fired harasser can’t collect unemployment

If you have a robust harassment policy that prohibits even a single incident of unwanted touching, rest assured that a fired harasser won’t be eligible for unemployment benefits.
Employee Relations

Are your workers preparing taxes on company time?

As the April 15 tax filing deadline approaches, a new Accountemps survey suggests that work responsibilities are getting sidelined by personal income tax preparation.
Article Archives

Avoid preconceptions about what disabled employees can and cannot do

How to trigger discrimination lawsuit: Strip job duties, create miserable conditions

Reasonable accommodation offered and refused? You have met your ADA obligations

Know when more ‘ADA leave’ is unreasonable

Teen employment expected to rise in tight labor market

Employer health costs set to grow at 4.8% annual rate

Positive tests for pot hit 14-year high last year

EEOC’s harassment reporting systems checklist

EEOC charges down, harassment claims jump

Experience is a great teacher, but it’s not pay

How much leave do we have to grant for bone marrow donation? Must it be paid leave?

FLSA and transportation violations for SoCal company

Equestrian centers must pay $1.2M in back wages

With stroke of a pen, court sends case to arbitration

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