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Get out the vote: Create a voting leave policy

03/12/2019
You can encourage voter turnout by implementing a voting leave policy. A voting leave policy shows you take the right to vote seriously.

Employee death triggers $422K fine for Dallas contractor

03/06/2019
RKM Utility Services faces $422,006 in fines from OSHA after one of its employees died from hydrogen sulfide gas exposure on a company worksite.

Have a hotline? Take all complaints seriously

03/06/2019
Most employers have heard that setting up a hotline so employees can report discrimination will help them defend against lawsuits later. But that hotline can also bite the employer if it doesn’t take complaints seriously and try to fix reported problems.

Snapshots: Percentage of college-educated U.S. citizens and immigrants

03/05/2019
About one-third of Americans and immigrants age 25 and older have at least a bachelor’s degree.

The HR I.Q. Test: March ’19

03/01/2019
Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.

55% negotiated pay on their latest job offer

02/26/2019
Today’s job seekers are confident in their bargaining power, suggests new research from global staffing firm Robert Half.

Snapshot: U.S. has the most college-educated immigrants

02/26/2019
Thirty-six percent of America’s foreign-born residents age 25 and older have at least a college degree.

NYC is first to ban bias on the basis of hairstyles

02/26/2019
The New York City Commission on Human Rights has issued guidance making clear that the city considers discrimination on the basis of someone’s hairstyle to be a subset of race discrimination.

No-fighting rule? Punish combatants equally

02/22/2019
You probably have a rule against any form of violence in the workplace. Make sure you uniformly discipline everyone involved in any altercation.

Find out if your website is accessible to the disabled; such lawsuits tripled in 2018

02/22/2019
For employers, part of complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act involves making their workplace accessible to disabled customers. But if you serve the public online, the ADA also requires you to make changes to your virtual workplace.