The HR Specialist

More than half of working people polled don’t want their bosses snooping on them. Asked how important they considered not being monitored at work, here’s what respondents said.

{ 0 comments }

The House of Representatives, intent on rolling back some of President Obama’s most incendiary labor policies, is using the FY2016 federal appropriations process to deny funding to carry out several National Labor Relations Board, Department of Labor and OSHA initiatives.

{ 0 comments }

Many pros find themselves in the middle of their careers trying to navigate changes and challenges, says Peter Diamond, a career coach and leadership development expert. In some cases, their careers aren’t turning out as planned or they’re finding their roles evolving in unexpected or unwelcome ways. Diamond says keeping up means taking these four conscious steps to amplify your career.

{ 0 comments }

Sure, judges expect employers to keep the work environment relatively free from harassment, at least when slurs and other bad behavior come from co-workers and supervisors. But a different, more lenient standard applies when the source is outside the company’s direct control.

{ 0 comments }

The ways you found job candidates just a few years ago? They’re already becoming outdated. Here’s what the future looks like.

{ 0 comments }

Temporary workers who are injured on the job are eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. But who is on the hook for the workers’ comp claim? The temp agency or its client? According to a recent court ruling, it can’t be both.

{ 1 comment }

British business mogul and Virgin CEO Richard Branson is in the news again for a new workplace policy granting a full year of paid parental leave to employees of Virgin Management, the investment arm of the Virgin Group. 

{ 0 comments }

Sharing-economy employers, take note: Your innovative business model doesn’t mesh well with traditional interpretations of employment law. The latest evidence: The California Labor Commissioner’s determination that an Uber driver is an employee, not an independent contractor.

{ 0 comments }

OSHA urges employers to establish a complete heat illness prevention program, which includes these tips.

{ 0 comments }

The FMLA and the ADA are supposed to work together so employees who need some time off for serious health conditions and disabilities don’t lose their jobs. Fortunately for employers, there are limits to leave—especially for jobs that require regular attendance.

{ 0 comments }

Page 2 of 394123102030...Last »