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Every year around this time, the Ghost of Christmas Parties Past comes clanking down the hallway, dragging in its wake a chain of dread for employers and employees alike. Here's advice on hosting a fun—yet legally safe—party this year:
End the year right and get the New Year off to a good start with these simple ways to improve employee morale and wellness:
Here’s an incentive to keep racially hostile symbols out of the workplace: In a case that resulted in no other damages, five black employees received $50,000 each for spotting a noose at work.
Pet peeves, paper checks and workplace perils: Test your knowledge of recent trends in employment law, compensation and benefits and other HR issues with our monthly mini-quiz.
The National Labor Relations Board has been taking a close look at how employers react when they don’t like what their employees post on Facebook. Surprisingly, employers have won several of those cases.
Employers can regulate what employees do away from work—but only within narrow limits. There are often good reasons to. Some off-duty acts reflect poorly on employers, raise insurance costs and create conflicts of interest. Here's how to make the call.
If you have a policy prohibiting employees from using cell phones while driving on company business, it may no longer be sufficient. Blame the rise of smartphones, which make it more important than ever to have a mobile phone policy.
This summer, more than 1,000 new online job ads for HR openings included requirements that the candidate holds social media skills. That represents a 160% increase in such requests over the same period in 2010, according to a WANTED Analytics report.
Q. We’ve heard about the National Labor Relations Board’s focus on an employee’s right to post critical work-related comments on Facebook. However, we also heard that the NLRB has started to limit its view on whether such comments are protected concerted activity. What’s going on?
Workplace bullying is an issue that employers should pay attention to—to get ahead of potential legal obligations and mitigate the high business costs of bullying. Some steps employers might consider taking include: Adopt a "no jerks" rule, and adopt and enforce an anti-bullying policy.