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More than 70% of employers have disciplined employees for misuse of social media. Daniel Ornstein of the Proskauer law firm outlines ways to stop the headaches before they happen.
While the initial explosion in social media usage took employers (and their attorneys) off guard, more organizations now have clear employment policies—and they’re not shy about flexing them.
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When an employee suffers a death in the family, most employers offer some sort of bereavement leave, but it’s often informal. How employers respond during this time of need says a lot about how much they value their workers—and how much they recognize that employees’ aren’t just cogs in the workplace machine.
Things didn’t exactly go according to plan for a man who attempted to rob a Florida bank in April.
With the economy improving, your employees have more options to jump ship. The warning signs that someone is about to leave aren't always what you'd expect.
Here’s some good news for employers facing a clearly frivolous lawsuit: The employee bringing the lawsuit may find himself on the hook for the employer’s legal fees. That only seems fair since employers often have to foot the bill for an employee’s successful lawsuit.
It would be futile for managers to expect the colleagues of a deceased employee to go about business as usual. Here’s how HR should respond.
The IRS can only collect payroll taxes once—either from you or your designated third party. Final regulations, which became effective March 31, 2014, clarify when employee leasing organizations are liable for their clients’ payroll taxes. Warning: Even though the regs heap liability on leasing organizations, they stress that you remain on the hook for your payroll taxes.
Q. We have a bunch of employees who telework. One manager wants to follow the approach Yahoo took last year and eliminate teleworking. He believes that employees are not actually working and that their inability to see the whites of each other’s eyes is limiting their collaboration. He’s made some comments in the past that make me think he really worries that female employees are spending work time caring for their children from home. What should we do?