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Can supervisors be guilty of retaliation if they give a mostly positive performance review? Yes, it's possible.
As the following case shows, if an employee views any part of her ...
If you have military reservists on staff, you can call them to work right after they return from their weekend duty or other service obligations. Contrary to what you may have ...
For many positions, such as phone salespeople or bank tellers, it makes good sense to require employees to communicate in clearly spoken English. But can you make the same demand of construction workers or dishwashers? Probably not. Case in point: A dishwasher at a Virginia hotel was laid off and told he’d be rehired after [...]
In what the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) labels a "landmark" settlement, retailer Abercrombie & Fitch is shelling out nearly $50 million to settle three employment discrimination suits ...
Issue: Accommodating employees' religious beliefs and practices even though you question their legitimacy.
Risk: You'll waste time (and potentially spark a lawsuit) by challenging a person's religious sincerity.
Action: ...
With the recent addition of Ohio, 46 states now have laws allowing competent adults to carry concealed weapons.
The good news: In most states, that right typically doesn't apply if ...
If you hire lots of temporary employees and fear that they'll join with the regular staff to organize a union, we have good news: A new National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ...
Good news for employers: A new National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruling makes it much more difficult for temporary employees to join the same union as the organization's permanent employees.
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Make sure you train employees how to lodge work-related complaints with the company. The benefit: A clear complaint procedure provides a defense if employees lodge informal complaints outside of your process. ...
If your organization employs, or is considering employing, people with so-called "intellectual disabilities," obtain a copy of a new EEOC fact sheet that explains how to legally accommodate those employees under ...