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Compensation & Benefits

Paid parental leave gaining momentum

Earlier this month, President Trump used part of his State of the Union address to renew a call for paid parental leave, the latest sign that the benefit—long considered a pipedream—could become a reality in America.
Employment Law

Managers hold key to stopping harassment

Employers have an affirmative obligation to prevent sexual harassment (and other forms of harassment, too). The front line of the anti-harassment battle sits at the spot where managers interact with their subordinates.
HR Management

SUNY requires system-wide relationship policies

Regulations set to take effect March 1 require all campuses in the State University of New York system to develop a “Sexual and Romantic Relationship” policy.

Aging, recession among factors to affect hiring

Research by online recruiting giant Glassdoor finds that these trends will influence the hiring process this year.

Go to jail, get fired, collect unemployment anyway

Employees who engage in misconduct generally aren’t eligible for unemployment benefits. But that doesn’t mean a blanket rule that calls for firing anyone who is incarcerated will automatically rule out unemployment compensation.
Employee Relations

Hey, where is everyone the day after the Super Bowl?

Employee absenteeism after major sports events like the Super Bowl is on the rise, suggests new research from staffing firm OfficeTeam.
Article Archives

Pennsylvania Supreme Court tightens data security requirements

Joint employer liability for Lansdale, Pa. firm, temp agencies

Blocking unemployment may not bar litigation

Don’t ‘game the system’ to favor one race over another

Welcome aboard! Never mind! Document why you rescinded job offer

You could be liable for disability bias even if ADA accommodation denial was legitimate

Remind staff: Contractors aren’t employees

Pittsburgh jury awards $3 million in bias case

Court sends NLRB back to drawing board on joint employment

New New York law on gender identity, new wage requirements

Failure to pay overtime costs Queens hotels $750K

Courts usually allow employee to choose lawsuit venue

ADA accommodation: Take all requests seriously

Temporary injuries generally don’t rise to the level of ADA disability

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