Human Resources

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If your organization offers health insurance to retired employees, an important new Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) ruling says you can reduce or eliminate those benefits after the ex-employee becomes eligible ...
The Labor Department issued final rules last month requiring federal contractors to post notices that inform employees of certain union rights under the Supreme Court's Communi-cation Workers v. Beck case. Essen-tially, ...
Organizations that hire commercial drivers must now collect, and provide to other employers, more details from their driver applicants.
Reason: The U.S. Transportation Department's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) ...
Issue: Are you liable for employees' actions when they run personal errands while on company business? Risk: A new court ruling says "Yes," raising your legal risks with people who ...
The U.S. Supreme Court last month set a four-year statute of limitations in so-called "Section 1981" discrimination cases.
While most employees file discrimination cases under Title VII of the Civil ...
Issue: How much oversight should your organization exert on supervisors who handle potentially violent situations? Risk: Letting one misguided supervisor call the shots ...
The Supreme Court ruled May 17 that disabled people can sue state governments for failing to provide them access to courthouses, voting booths or other public services.
Previously, states had ...
Issue: Should you provide notice about commission-formula changes that could alter employees' pay? Risk: If you rework pay formulas behind employees' backs, you could bump up against state wage laws. ...
Camera phones now make up more than 4 percent of all worldwide cell phone sales. By 2007, more than half of all cell phones will be equipped with cameras, and cell ...
The sluggish economy of recent years has helped encourage more employees to show up at work, even while they're sick. Nearly 77 percent of employees say they've shown up to ...