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Here's a new trend that shows positive signs for the economy, but should present a big "Caution" sign for you: The number of people changing jobs within an organization has more ...

Attorneys see mold as gold, and they're encouraging workers to sue their employers, claiming that mold in the workplace causes respiratory illnesses and allergies.

In a lot of ways, the federal government doesn't have to play by the same rules as private employers. But a new law puts Uncle Sam one step closer to walking ...
Your organization isn't unionized, so you shouldn't care about the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), right?
Wrong! The NLRA applies to all employers, including nonunion ones. And the law's impact ...
THE LAW. The Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986 makes it your responsibility to hire only people who can legally work in the United States. That includes U.S. ...
Issue: The Americans with Disabilities Act requires disabled employees to advise you about their need for accommodation. Benefit: Courts will side with you if you can ...
Issue: Managers sometimes ignore bias claims when the "discriminator" and the "discriminatee" are from the same protected group. Risk: Your organization is liable under bias claims regardless of who makes ...
Issue: Some courts consider agreements, signed or unsigned, to be valid, binding contracts.
Risk: A manager's verbal promise could lock your company into legal agreements it must follow ...
You must accommodate employees with disabilities. But what's technically considered a "disability" under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? The law says it's any physical or mental impairment that limits one ...
When calculating an employee's 12 weeks of Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave, always double-check your math, then run it by an HR boss or employment lawyer.
While you ...