The HR Specialist

The Democratic Party’s 2016 platform, released July 21, calls for “supporting workers through higher wages … and other investments [to] help rebuild the middle class for the 21st century.”

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Here are the key points of the guidance, which was prompted by a disability discrimination spike.

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Employees don’t call the shots when it comes to picking a reasonable disability accommodation. They can certainly make suggestions, but the ADA leaves the final decision to employers. As long as the chosen accommodation is reasonable, it complies with the law.

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A group of fiscally conservative House Democrats has introduced legislation that would phase in Department of Labor rules raising the salary threshold for white-collar overtime to $47,467 per year.

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Some supervisors seem to think they can get away with mistreating low-paid workers who have few employment options. Increasingly, that confidence is misplaced.

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For a smooth exit that’s favorable to both employee and employer, follow these steps for any departure.

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Some of the nation’s largest employers have quietly begun implementing a business strategy that has been all but forgotten since the Great Recession ended in 2009. They’re handing out raises.

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Employees who take FMLA intermittent leave can wreak havoc with work schedules. Because their conditions can flare up at any time, their absences are by nature unpredictable. But there are ways you can legally curtail intermittent leave.

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The Oklahoma Department of Corrections is in the process of converting more than 400,000 paper files, microfilm and X-rays to digital files with the help of inmates.

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Physical violence is dangerous, disruptive and can involve companies in expensive lawsuits if employees—particularly bystanders—are injured during a fight.

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