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HR Management

Gifting guidelines to promote holiday harmony

Holiday gift-giving at work often skids wildly into a ditch of misunderstanding and impropriety. Here are some simple ways to steer clear of gaffes.

ICE arrests soared in FY2018

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement dramatically ramped up arrests in fiscal year 2018, compared to the year before, according to just-released statistics.
Employment Law

Sexual harasser can’t claim accusation is sex bias

An alleged sexual harasser recently tried to argue that the very fact that he was accused made him a victim of sex discrimination. It didn’t work.
Employee Relations

Years later, termination records still win cases

There’s a good reason to retain the employment records of poor performers. In fact, the argument can be made that you should keep those records indefinitely.
Compensation & Benefits

Worker demands back overtime? Investigate and, if warranted, pay up

If an employer pays overtime incorrectly, it may be liable for up to two years of unpaid overtime, doubled as a penalty. But if an employer’s overtime mistake is “willful,” that liability reaches back another year, adding to the cost.

Employee’s decision to file lawsuit in justice court may backfire

A worker can’t add additional claims to her case on appeal that go over the dollar limit for justice court cases.
Article Archives

NLRB seeks more comments on joint-employment rule

$3.2 million bill for contractor misclassification

Anti-union ultimatum costs tech firm $775,000

A new protected class? Don’t have a cow! Yet

Acosta under fire for 2007 plea deal

Could DHS shake-up follow Kelly’s departure from White House?

NLRB pledges faster processing of unfair labor practices complaints

Snapshot: What HR audits cover

Pennsylvania LGBT employee rights in flux as courts weigh in on bias

OSHA proposes fines after finding no peace at KidsPeace

Milton, Pa. truck wash accused of harassment, discrimination

Make objective qualifications your focus when hiring

Contradictory evaluations? That’s going to be a problem

Seek confidentiality order if employee wants access to co-workers’ disciplinary records

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