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Executive order bars salary inquiries for some state jobs

07/10/2018
Brandishing a plastic bag containing 79 cents, Gov. Tom Wolf announced an executive order barring most Pennsylvania government offices from asking for an applicant’s salary history during the hiring process.

Required security clearance doesn’t violate CHRIA

07/10/2018
The Pennsylvania Criminal History Records Information Act restricts how employers may use criminal records in hiring. That doesn’t mean employers cannot require a security clearance from an outside agency.

Mar-A-Lago seeks 61 foreign workers

07/10/2018
President Trump’s Mar-A-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Fla., has filed paperwork with the Department of Labor to hire 61 waiters and cooks through the federal H-2B visa program.

Recruiting: Attract millennials by helping pay their student loans

07/03/2018
Smart employers know it pays to appeal to millennial employees. For many millennials, one constant has defined their financial status for the entirety of their adult lives: The burden of student loan debt.

So you discover an employee is job hunting—Now what?

07/01/2018
Say you’re searching an online résumé database and spot the résumé of one of your best employees. You wonder what to do with that new information. The answer: Tailor your approach to that employee, the reason he or she is searching and whether you actually want to retain the person …

ICE ramps up compliance raids on employer facilities

06/28/2018
Immigration battles aren’t being fought only at the border. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is making good on promises to step up surprise raids and inspections of worksites suspected of harboring workers who lack authorization to work in the U.S.

3 questions on pay equity

06/27/2018
Where does the fight over pay equity stand? … How should we adjust to this trend? … What should we do now to ensure pay equity?

A sample calendar for your new hire onboarding program

06/14/2018
You have much less time than you think to make a good impression. So how are you going to do it?

Employers beware! ICE doubles worksite enforcement investigations

06/12/2018
ICE plans another wave of I-9 audits this summer, likely bringing the total number of investigations to more than 5,000 by the end of fiscal year 2018.

Promote diversity without violating discrimination laws

06/07/2018
Workplace diversity initiatives can benefit employers and employees alike, but they can also present a challenging dynamic for employers.