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ADA requires training accommodations, too

The ADA requires employers to provide help to disabled applicants at every stage of the employment relationship if that assistance is reasonable. That includes adapting job training so disabled employees can learn how to perform their jobs.

The HR I.Q. Test: September ’19

Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.

Prevention key to cutting harassment liability

The best way to avoid liability for sexual harassment is to prevent it from occurring in the first place. That’s why it’s so important to educate supervisors on your sexual harassment policy.

Why do we use external workers?

Less than 20% of organizations that hire “external workers”—freelancers, independent contractors, gig workers and temps—do so to save money.

Fatality leads to settlement for farm labor contractor

Healthy Harvesting Inc., located in California’s Imperial Valley, has agreed to pay $79,153 in civil penalties under the Migrant Seasonal Workers Protection Act.

Majority of large companies now have a CDO

A full 63% of Fortune 1000 businesses have appointed a Chief Data Officer, a huge jump from just 12% in 2012, according to a new survey by New Vantage Partners.

‘Stress eating’: a problem for one-third of workers

A new Harris poll says 35% of employees who eat lunch at work say their lunch is less healthful on stressful days.

A ‘job’ or ‘career’: What do your employees have?

Half of U.S. workers surveyed early this year said they ”just have a job,” not a career, and 32% said they wanted to find a new job before the year was out.

Federal contractors: Access new compliance guides

The U.S. Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has published a new series of compliance assistance guides to help employers navigate the confusing labyrinth of record keeping, posting and documentation rules that cover federal contractors.

Snapshot: 2020 variable pay budgets target the top

Corporate officers will be eligible for far more variable pay than lower-ranking employees in 2020.