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HR Management

Successful in sweatpants? Remote work has pros, cons

Job seekers are enticed by work-from-home options but well aware of the pitfalls, suggests new research from global staffing firm Robert Half.
Employment Law

Business pushes NLRB for strict definition of joint employment

A coalition of business groups is weighing in ahead of a new rule on joint employment expected to be issued later this year by the National Labor Relations Board.

Impartiality required when firing bias complainant

Trying to fire a worker who has made discrimination claims against her supervisors? Think about assigning an impartial fact-finding decision-maker before you discharge.
Employee Relations

How to prep for flood of #MeToo complaints

In a recent NPR radio interview, Society for Human Resource Management CEO Johnny Taylor reported that #MeToo has created an “HR level of activity like nothing we’ve ever seen.”

A sample calendar for your new hire onboarding program

You have much less time than you think to make a good impression. So how are you going to do it?
Compensation & Benefits

More employers offering promotions without raises

Nearly two in five HR managers (39%) said it’s common for their company to offer employees promotions without salary increases. That’s a 17-point jump from a similar 2011 survey.
Article Archives

If Congress flips, expect FLSA OT threshold rewrite effort to stall

Snapshot: Summer jobs are paying real money

Netflix premieres new anti-harassment policies

Supreme Court sides with employers on arbitration class action waivers

Employment law update: FMLA & ADA, FLSA & higher education

Lawsuits filed against Queens principal cost city $600,000

Buffalo temp agency accused of just about every kind of bias

Deny FMLA if clarification request goes unanswered

Expect lawsuit when inexperienced newbie suddenly replaces older, excellent worker

It’s all fun and games until joking about injuries leads to an FMLA violation

Employee acting as own lawyer? Expect delays

Ensure employees know about intermittent leave

Even some common injuries can be disabilities

Hello, old friend: DOL opinion letters are back

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