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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?

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.

Surveys: More employers willing to hire ex-cons

06/05/2018
Low unemployment is forcing unusual changes. New research from the Society for Human Resource Management identifies a potentially significant pool of untapped workers: Applicants who have criminal records.

College hiring strongest in more than a decade

05/29/2018
It is a good time to be a graduate, as employers say they are planning to hire more recent college graduates this year than they have in more than a decade, according to new CareerBuilder research.

Cabinet departments propose new paths to apprenticeships

05/22/2018
A joint task force led by the U.S. Departments of Commerce, Education and Labor have issued a set of 26 policy recommendations designed to make apprenticeship programs more accessible and more effective.

Target pays $3.9 mil to settle background check lawsuit

05/15/2018
Retail giant Target has agreed to pay $3.9 million to settle a long-running discrimination suit alleging its policy of not hiring people with criminal convictions disproportionately affects black and Hispanic applicants.

Run internal audit to uncover hiring bias

05/03/2018
It’s entirely possible for employment discrimination to fly under HR’s radar. All it takes is too much trust that hiring managers wouldn’t knowingly violate your anti-discrimination policies. That’s why it’s critical to regularly audit your organization’s hiring practices.

2 strategies to deal with today’s worker shortage

04/17/2018
As labor markets continue to tighten, employers are pursuing additional strategies for recruiting untapped talent and retaining workers, says a new report by The Conference Board.

The potential opportunities and pitfalls in hiring older workers

04/09/2018
By 2024, labor participation by workers 65 and older is expected to grow 6.4%. An older workforce requires paying careful attention to age discrimination and disability accommodation issues.

Justice cracks down on anti-poaching deals

04/03/2018
In the waning days of the Obama administration, the Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Justice issued guidance aimed specifically at HR professionals: When employers agree not to recruit each other’s employees and set compensation to make it less attractive for employees to jump ship, they’ll be prosecuted for violating antitrust laws. Now comes word that the Trump administration is doubling down on that threat.