The HR Specialist

The EEOC has issued a proposed revision to its guidance on workplace retaliation—the first since 1998—that could radically change how enforcement authorities and courts define retaliation and its causes.

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Minnesota led the 50 states on Gallup’s 2015 Job Creation Index with an average score of +38, based on workers’ reports of hiring activity at their place of employment.

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Employees who claim they are disabled and need an accommodation must do two things: Tell their employer that they are disabled and request a reasonable accommodation.

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The union membership rate—the percent of hourly and salaried workers who were union members—was 11.1% in 2015, unchanged from 2014, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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It can take a long time to process an FMLA request, especially if the employee doesn’t promptly respond to demands to provide medical certification of the need for leave.

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The latest government statistics show that unemployment is falling as the economy recovers. It’s a trend that both helps and hurts employers.

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What do the EEOC, DOL and NLRB have in store with the $1.1 trillion budget bill passed just before the end of 2015?

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You don’t need to crack down on minor pools, but you should write a policy on habitual gambling at work. The real danger of office bracketology lies in its effect on compulsive gamblers who may be on your payroll.

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Follow these procedures when conducting internal investigations of alleged employee misconduct.

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The Obama administration is stepping up federal efforts to make corporate pay practices more transparent and spotlight discriminatory pay disparities.

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