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Snapshot: Advantages of cloud-based HR applications

11/08/2017

The 40% of employers that house their core HR IT applications on cloud-based servers cite several advantages.

Snapshot: Should robots replace workers?

10/31/2017
Humans vs. machines in the workplace.

Not every ‘safety’ fear amounts to whistleblowing

10/30/2017
In Pennsylvania, workers are protected for whistleblowing. However, the law has specific requirements. For example, the worker’s complaint must be “objectively reasonable” and not merely a complaint about some perceived safety issue.

Fingerprint time tracking? Check state law

10/26/2017
In recent years, employers have seized on biometric technologies such as fingerprint scanning as a way to control time-clock abuse. But before you rush out to buy the latest in technology, be sure to check with your attorney or your state labor department.

Stifle that yawn! Everyone else is bored at work, too

10/24/2017
If you’ve ever had a case of the blahs at work, you’re not alone. According to a new survey from staffing firm OfficeTeam, the average professional is bored in the office 10.5 hours per week.

Snapshot: Sexual harassment costs tens of millions per year

10/24/2017
Since fiscal year 2010, the EEOC has collected an average of $42.2 million per year on behalf of sexual harassment victims.

Accommodation frustration

10/19/2017
When HR professionals and execs were asked which accommodation requests from employees are the most difficult to grant, here’s how they replied.

The HR I.Q. Test: November ’17

10/19/2017
Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.

A heart-smart strategy: The legal ABCs of AEDs

10/19/2017
The American Heart Association estimates there will be 350,000 sudden cardiac arrests this year, but automated external defibrillators could save 50,000 lives.

Falls continue to be No. 1 workplace safety problem

10/19/2017
Employers were cited for violations of OSHA’s “Fall Protection: General Requirements” standards more than 6,000 times in fiscal year 2017.