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Presidential campaign: Where Trump, Biden differ on HR issues

09/10/2020
President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden disagree on most issues affecting America’s workplaces. Here is a breakdown of where they stand.

Avoid hiring panel squabbles

08/26/2020
Having a group interview job applicants yields questions from different perspectives. That usually yields more information and creates more buy-in from those included. However, all that diversity can—and probably will—also make for arguments.

I-9 ‘virtual verification’ extended to Sept. 19

08/20/2020
If you’ve been taking advantage of the loosened rules to remotely review (through video, email, etc.) your new hires’ identity and work authorization documents for I-9 purposes, you can continue to do so until at least Sept. 19.

Caution when conducting virtual interviews

08/11/2020
The same principles that have always guided your interviewing protocols apply in an online environment. However, just like in-person interviews, virtual interviews can trigger discrimination complaints. Follow these tips to avoid potential pitfalls.

When have you crossed the line into immigration status discrimination?

07/29/2020
Many employers don’t grasp the subtle difference between national origin discrimination and immigration status discrimination. Take our quiz to determine if your company is engaging in legally dangerous practices.

FBI: Rough economy causes a spike in online job scams

07/16/2020
With the unemployment rate still near dizzying heights, millions of people are flocking to online job boards and unknowingly making themselves targets of cybercriminals.

Spring regulatory agenda addresses contractor, wellness issues

07/07/2020
The Trump administration’s Spring 2020 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions—released late, on June 30—spells out what it hopes to accomplish between now and the end of the year.

Trump bars new H-1B, H-2B, J and L visas

06/25/2020
The Trump administration has prohibited foreign nationals from entering the United States using H-1B, H-2B, J and L visas. A presidential proclamation issued June 22 said the move was designed to “protect unemployed Americans from the threat of competition for scarce jobs.”

The critical role all managers play in workplace diversity

06/23/2020
Managers play a critical role in ensuring that a high-level corporate concept of workplace diversity comes to life in a way that all employees can feel, sense and embrace in their professional lives.

DACA permit holders can stay, Supreme Court rules

06/23/2020
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 18 that the Trump administration erred in 2017 when it tried to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.