The HR Specialist

Twenty-eight percent of workers responding to a new CareerBuilder.com poll say they have felt bullied at work. For 19%, the abuse was so bad they quit their jobs because of it.

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The EEOC handled 25,957 charges of disability discrimination in fiscal year 2013, up from 15,864 in 2000.

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A New Jersey woman is suing her former employer, contending she was fired after requesting different hours so she could avoid rush-hour traffic.

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The restaurant industry gets four stars from the American public. It achieved the highest positive ratings in a Gallup poll that asked consumers to rank 24 business sectors on a scale ranging from “very positive” to “very negative.” What else got positive reviews?

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Does standing in line count as work? That was at the core of the Justice’s questions on Oct. 7 as the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Integrity Staffing Solutions v. Busk (No. 13-433, U.S. Supreme Court, 2014).

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Nearly three in four high school seniors know what career they want to pursue, and STEM-related fields (science, technology, engineering and math) top their choices.

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Bad relationships can affect employees in surprising ways. When a romance ends, anger and frustration at home can wind up infecting the workplace. You can discipline employees if blow-back from love gone wrong harms your business.

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Salt Lake City-based Grand America Hotels and Resorts will pay nearly $2 million for hiring undocumented immigrants following a settlement agreement signed in September between the company, federal prosecutors and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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About 7% of U.S. employees had some portion of their wages garnished in 2013, most frequently because they had fallen behind making child-support payments. Delinquent student loan payments were the most common “other” reason.

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Doctor tops the Harris Poll’s latest list of most admired occupations. More than 2,500 Americans were asked to rate the relative prestige of various jobs. Here are the top 10.

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