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Older workers: Many benefits and few risks

The Department of Labor estimates that the number of working Americans ages 65 to 74 will grow 4.5% in the decade ending in 2024. Here are some tricks to help recruit older workers.
HR Management

Seasonal stats: Thanks for the extra hours?

A new survey by yougov.com found that 17% of Americans will report for work this Thanksgiving Day.

Many reasons for firing? Document them all

When terminating a worker, you don’t need to give her an exhaustive list of offenses. However, you should internally document all the reasons for firing her, in case you need to offer them as evidence later.
Employment Law

Employment law update: Harassment training, Labor Class protections

Final statewide sexual harassment policy and training guidelines have finally been issued in New York, and the rules differ significantly in several important ways. Plus, more civil service employees now have job protection.
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.
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

Employers step up efforts to quell violence

I-9 audits on the rise: What employers can expect from ICE inspectors

$385k judgment against Yonkers health care facility

Posting FMLA notice helps cut off lawsuits

Special oversight OK for disabled employees who telecommute

Employee doesn’t return after FMLA runs out? OK to fire for violating attendance policy

While you must accommodate disabilities, you don’t have to tolerate chronic absenteeism

Beat bias lawsuits by showing you enforce attendance rules fairly and impartially

Visa sponsorship isn’t an employment contract

Contractors can sue for bystander retaliation

IBM could be facing two big age bias lawsuits

60% would conduct job search from work

EEOC inquiries up 30% in FY 2018

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

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