The HR Specialist

The National Labor Relations Board’s new joint employer standard violates the National Labor Relations Act, according to opening briefs filed by Browning-Ferris Industries in a closely watched lawsuit that seeks to overturn a major NLRB decision.

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Don’t worry if you need to take some time to investigate whether an employee broke a workplace rule and should be terminated. While a speedy resolution may be easy sometimes, other cases take time and deserve a thorough investigation.

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Con artists and hackers aren’t the only threats to your customers’ credit card numbers, Social Security numbers and other financial data.

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Employees say they’re willing to trade off other benefits in exchange for more vacation time—but consistently decline to take time off to which they are entitled, according to a new survey by the HR software development firm Namely.

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Each time HR receives an employee complaint about discrimination or harassment, it should follow these steps—consistently and fairly.

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If you currently engage the services of an advisor to help employees understand your side on union organizing and collective bargaining issues, get in touch with him or her and your attorney right away!

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Who handles the recruiting in your company?

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More of your youngest employees probably live with their moms and dads than have a place of their own, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center.

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When the Department of Labor released the final overtime regulations last month, the agency also put out extensive guidance on how to account for hours worked. The DOL suggested that employers and employees can simply agree on a set schedule, with the understanding that employees would report any deviations from the usual to their boss.

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Many companies design succession plans so they can spot the next generation of leaders early and develop current employees to their full potential.

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