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Business execs worry about health of their industries

11/19/2019
Despite record low unemployment, a soaring stock market and—between gig work and telecommuting—more ways than ever for work to get done, a surprising number of business decision-makers say they are worried about the short-term health of their industries.

In #MeToo era, you need a contingency plan

11/14/2019
In the days after McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook’s termination for having a consensual romantic relationship with a woman at work, details emerged showing that the fast food company had prepared in advance to handle relationships between C-suite executives and subordinates. Your organization needs a contingency plan, too.

Snapshot: What motivates the decision to be an external worker?

11/12/2019
A sample of freelancers, independent consultants, temps and gig workers gave the reasons they became external workers.

Best defense: Consistent rules universally enforced

11/07/2019
When an applicant or employee launches a lawsuit, courts naturally end up scrutinizing your organization and its processes. The best defense: Have consistent rules that you universally apply to everyone.

Ensure policy spells out exactly how employees should report allegations of sexual harassment

11/07/2019
You will probably survive a harassment lawsuit if you trained all employees how to use the policy and followed up with discipline whenever an investigation uncovered harassment.

48% dated a co-worker, causing 4% to lose jobs

11/05/2019
Reboot Digital Marketing recently surveyed 2,446 employees to learn the extent of intramural romance at work. It’s probably no surprise that it’s pretty common.

The HR I.Q. Test: November ’19

11/01/2019
Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.

California sexual harassment prevention training deadline extended

10/31/2019
Employers now have until Jan. 1, 2021, to comply with the sexual harassment training requirements.

U.S. among leading nations for telecommuting

10/29/2019
Forty-three percent of U.S. employers offer a remote work option, according to a new study conducted by Condeco Software.

Take proactive steps to deal with threat of workplace violence

10/24/2019
Employers have a legal obligation to protect employees from harm at work, and that includes keeping them safe from the threat of violence in the workplace.