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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.

2 upcoming court decisions affect employers

05/28/2020
The 2019–2020 term of the U.S. Supreme Court ends June 29. Between now and then, big questions for employers and HR hang in the balance.

Job offers stand for grads, but internships in doubt

05/19/2020
Few employers plan to renege on hiring promises made to Class of 2020 college graduates before the coronavirus outbreak, but plans for summer internships are taking a hit.

Fill your talent pipeline with layoffs from other companies

04/24/2020
It is hard to imagine anything positive coming from this pandemic. But we should be focused on what things will be like after we move past this challenge. What decisions should we be making now with an eye to the future?

Is your organization still hiring? Don’t skip the background check

04/24/2020
With many courts closed and background-checking vendors working at reduced capacity, some employers may be tempted to skip the background check on new hires. But if you’re still hiring, it’s best not to take that shortcut.

Gone remote? DHS now allows ‘virtual verification’ of I-9 documents

04/17/2020
If your organization has gone completely remote during this health emergency, here is some good news: You temporarily won’t be required to review new hires’ identity and employment eligibility documents in-person with the new employees.

Teen summer job outlook: ‘Everything has changed’

04/14/2020
The summer of 2019 saw 1,737,000 jobs gained by teens, 25% more than in 2018 and the most teen jobs gained since 2001. This year: crickets.

3 lawsuit-proof alternatives to layoffs

03/19/2020
With business slowing nationwide because of the coronavirus pandemic, many employers have already laid off staff, and many more fear they will have to do so soon. Before you commit to wholesale reductions-in-force, there are three alternatives worth considering.

Get ready for more failure-to-promote suits

03/19/2020
The coming months look like they will bring hard economic times, which probably means we will see an increase in employee lawsuits. One unique risk to watch out for: failure-to-promote litigation.

Internal mobility key to attracting, retaining workers

03/10/2020
Promoting internal career opportunities is one of the best ways for HR to attract new employees and retain existing staff, according to research by the Gartner consulting firm.