Human Resources

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THE LAW. The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) regulates how your company performs background checks on job applicants. Contrary to popular belief, this federal law ...
Don't let your guard down when interviewing someone who doesn't appear to suffer from a disability. If you ask an illegal question, anyone can hit you with ...
If you screw up on a Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) pay issue, don't count on the "window of corrections" to save you. Sure, this Labor Department rule allows you to ...
A worker who previously fractured his coccyx told his boss he was "in pain from his tailbone" and needed to go to the doctor that day. Although the boss told him ...
Company dress codes will withstand any legal challenge if they're gender-neutral and involve a legitimate business reason. Recent example: A county prohibited ...
If Disgruntled Don in accounting sues your company, his lawyer can talk with other employees and, under most state laws, there's not much ...
Never agree with another company to refrain from hiring each other's employees unless your workers and the other company's workers sign the agreement. Reason: ...
Here's one more reason to crank up your anti-discrimination training: Job-discrimination complaints filed in 2002 with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)jumped ...
The U.S. Bankruptcy Code says it's illegal for private companies to fire employees, or refuse to hire applicants, solely because they've filed for bankruptcy. But what ...
To avoid becoming the target of discrimination lawsuits, you need to protect your credibility as a leader and manager. Reason: It's one of the top ways plaintiffs' attorneys ...