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HR Management

Seasonal stats: Thanks for the extra hours?

11/15/2018
A new survey by yougov.com found that 17% of Americans will report for work this Thanksgiving Day.

Employers step up efforts to quell violence

11/15/2018
In a trend that appears to be accelerating, employers in more industries are trying to find practical ways to keep their workers safe from violent attacks.

Employment law update: Harassment training, Labor Class protections

11/14/2018
Final statewide sexual harassment policy and training guidelines have finally been issued in New York, and the rules differ significantly in several important ways. Plus, more civil service employees now have job protection.

Posting FMLA notice helps cut off lawsuits

11/14/2018
Employers that post appropriate FMLA notices alerting workers to their FMLA rights—and train managers on the FMLA—generally get the benefit of the two-year deadline.

Beat bias lawsuits by showing you enforce attendance rules fairly and impartially

11/14/2018
Courts like to see employers use fair, business-related reasons for discipline. A neutral no-fault attendance policy, applied evenhandedly to all workers in the same job classification, is very likely to stand up in court.

60% would conduct job search from work

11/13/2018
78% of workers said they would feel at least somewhat comfortable looking for a new job while with their present company. More than six in 10 respondents (64%) indicated they’d likely conduct search activities from work.

One year later, what employers can do to address #MeToo

11/13/2018
#MeToo and concern over sexual harassment in the workplace continues to be a hot topic. To protect your organization, consider taking these actions.

OSHA launches safety inspections targeting high-risk workplaces

11/06/2018
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced a new safety crackdown targeting workplaces with high rates of on-the-job injuries.

Sound Bites: November ’18

11/01/2018
Cut the repetition … Keep them from tossing your card … Practicing small talk … Is the 5-second rule for real?

The HR I.Q. Test: November ’18

11/01/2018
Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.