Human Resources

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Here's a simple way to cut your health costs: Encourage managers to lower their voice and treat employees more fairly. Reason: Employees who work under bosses who are judged to be ...
The U.S. Supreme Court's pivotal rulings in the University of Michigan affirmative action cases this summer provide some direction on how far employers can go ...
Knowing why employees leave is crucial to finding the cause for turnover. And exit interviews can be a great tool to obtain that feedback. Use these tips to make the most of those meetings: Schedule it in advance. This sends the message that you take the exit interview seriously. Don’t squeeze it in as the [...]
The next time an employee argues that he has a First Amendment right to say whatever he wants at work, wear a T-shirt with a controversial message or display ...
Most companies don't spend a lot of time worrying about their employees' privacy rights. But they should. Consider this: Privacy lawsuits jumped 300 percent ...
Having a list of applicants’ references won’t do you any good unless you can get those people to open up. Don’t know where to begin? Here are a few questions for starters:   Is she eligible to be rehired? If not, is this because your company has a general policy on rehiring employees, or is [...]
Warning: Courts may view especially young workers differently when it comes to the issue of harassment, affording them more leeway when they fail ...
THE LAW. Pre-employment tests are an effective tool to discover applicant's skills or abilities that can't be gleaned from an application or interview. And ...
Issue: You can be held liable for rejecting job applicants because of inaccurate background checks.
Risk: Defamation, invasion of privacy and wrongful-discharge lawsuits ...
Under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), you can't fire a pregnant worker simply because of her condition. Nor can you force her to take leave as long as she's physically ...