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The rank-and-file aren’t eyeing the C-suite, according to a recent CareerBuilder.com poll.
Here’s a tricky situation that requires courage: An employee complains that a senior executive may be sexually harassing a subordinate. The best approach may be to contact your employer’s attorney for advice.
The U.S. Department of Labor and state labor agencies are getting tough on employers that misclassify employees as independent contractors. To help employers sidestep some common errors on this issue, the DOL has published a revised fact sheet on classification under the FLSA.
The U.S. Department of Labor has announced a final rule that raises the minimum wage for workers on federal service and construction contracts to $10.10 per hour. The final rule, which applies to federal contracts beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2015, implements a White House executive order announced in February.
For the most part, courts don’t want to second-guess employer discipline. As long as you have reasonable rules in place, let employees know what those rules are and enforce them consistently, most judges will uphold your disciplinary decisions.
Q. The company that I own has been in business since 1930. We recently performed an assessment of positions and salaries and discovered that our male executives are paid higher salaries than female counterparts. Are we liable for any unfair business practices?
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that will decide whether a job applicant must specifically request an accommodation before an employer can be held liable for having a dress code that prohibits religious attire or grooming practices.
Milwaukee-based agricultural firm Cargill laid off 600 employees on Aug. 1. On Aug. 14, it held a companywide job fair to help them find new jobs.
Sometimes, supervisors say stupid things. How you respond may mean the difference between winning or losing a lawsuit based on those comments.
A court has concluded that employees looking for promotions or transfers have to make reasonable efforts to apply for a job before they can sue. That’s true even if they were discouraged from applying—unless it was obvious that applying would be futile and therefore pointless.