The HR Specialist: Employment Law — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Page 30
  • LinkedIn
  • YouTube
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Google+

The HR Specialist: Employment Law

Test your knowledge of recent trends in employment law, comp & benefits and other HR issues with our monthly mini-quiz.

{ 0 comments }

Q. We are inundated with applications for the few open positions we have. Many are from applicants who’ve been out of work for over a year. Can we exclude them automatically or do we have to come up with a specific reason—such as stale skills—for each one we reject?

{ 1 comment }

In private-sector workplaces, em­­ployees do not have First Amendment rights, as public employees do. But certain laws do provide em­­ployees with some protection for certain types of expression at work.

{ 0 comments }

The days of happy alumni singing your praises seem to be over. More than three-quarters of departing workers say they would not recommend their ex-employer to others, according to a new Corporate Executive Board survey.

{ 0 comments }

When employees complain about alleged discrimination or harassment, smart HR pros make it a point to check back regularly with the employee who voiced the complaint. Then, they document those conversations and address any problems reported by the employee. This simple step carries two important benefits.

{ 0 comments }

Terminations are the spark to many employment lawsuits. And for each of the six kinds, there are some common steps employers can take to make sure they defend themselves if the termination is challenged in court …

{ 0 comments }

With divided government in Congress, gridlock reigns for most employment-law bills. One bill that has a slim chance: the Parental Bereavement Act, which would amend the FMLA to allow employees to take FMLA leave after the death of a child.

{ 0 comments }

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act says it’s unlawful to discriminate against applicants and employees “on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.” But the PDA doesn’t grant pregnant workers any special, additional rights to time off for child care.

{ 0 comments }

Employers obviously can’t punish employees simply because they complain about discrimination. That would be retaliation. But that doesn’t mean you have to tolerate loud, obnoxious or disruptive complaints, no matter their content. That’s simply unacceptable in the workplace … and grounds for legal termination.

{ 0 comments }

In a public hearing this summer, business groups weren’t shy in blasting a proposal by the National Labor Relations Board that would expedite the process by which employees vote on forming a union. Brian Hayes, the only Republican member of the NLRB, called the push for such “quickie” or “ambush” elections a “radical manipulation of our election process.”

{ 0 comments }

Page 30 of 255« First...1020...293031...405060...Last »