Human Resources

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Demand that managers give higher-ups clearly articulated business reasons for any impromptu medical tests they want employees to take. Often, courts will see these ...
Don't let employees who feel ill or impaired in any way drive home from work. Reason: You could be found liable for accidents they cause. An important new court ruling ...
Here's even more incentive to end harassment at the earliest opportunity: A new court ruling says employers could give up their best defense in court if they allow workers to suffer ...
Heads up: Pay equity is in your hands; make sure salaries are always gender neutral. Reason: Women are less likely than men to reach the highest salary brackets, according to ...
When weighing hiring decisions, make sure you don't consider the applicant's weight, unless it's clear that it would prevent the person from performing the job's ...
When establishing or changing your Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) policy, don't skimp on paper. Spread the policy far and wide. Rule of thumb: If you mention FMLA ...
So-called 'salts' are pro-union applicants who try to win jobs in hopes of organizing a nonunion company. You can't simply reject such applicants because of their ...
Courts typically don't consider pregnancy alone to be a "serious medical condition" qualifying for job-protected leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). But, ...
It's clear that companies with fewer than 15 employees aren't required to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). But do company shareholders ...
Your company could be forced to shell out more overtime pay to lower-paid workers under a long-awaited Labor Department modernization of the ...