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Employment Law

Case of the Week: Apply your dress and grooming policies consistently

You probably have a policy that spells out your dress and grooming rules, which may limit certain employee clothing choices that might offend customers, clients or co-workers. But how you enforce that rule may mean the difference between winning quick dismissal of a discrimination lawsuit or a big jury award against your organization.
HR Management

Fail-to-post fines grow to $659 per violation

Fines have increased for failing to properly display compliance posters for Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the ADA and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act. Effective March 23, the fines increased from $612 per violation to $659 per violation.

You may have to WARN workers layoffs are coming

Having to lay off workers is painful. Laying off workers the wrong way can be even more painful. In most cases, there are strict laws employers must follow when cutting lots of jobs.
Compensation & Benefits

How does your company compare on total rewards?

Total rewards are about much more than compensation. According to the WorldatWork association’s 2022 In Review: Total Rewards Inventory of Programs & Practices report, total rewards encompass best HR practices around work flexibility, performance management and employee benefits in addition to pay.
Employee Relations

Here comes the summer help!

How to welcome, prep and manage those seasonal employees.

What HR pros need to know about immigration and I-9s

As an HR professional, you’ve been deputized to enforce the nation’s immigration laws.
Article Archives

New overtime rules could change duties tests in addition to salary level

4 keys to care for employees’ mental health and wellness

Is it time to force employees to use PTO?

About time: Scheduling is key when managing hybrid teams

5 trends shaping the state of remote work

Bills introduced in Congress to ban noncompete agreements

Consider these alternatives to noncompete agreements

Be sure you can explain business-related rationale for firing decision

Extra ‘volunteer’ work can’t be paid in chicken

ChatGPT for HR: Do your research before jumping in

New danger: Huge fines for gagging departing workers

What employers should (and should not) do when employees go on strike

Momentum building at state level to turn gig workers into employees

How to accommodate an emerging disability: Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome

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