Human Resources

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After receiving a phone message that her father had suffered a heart attack, Vickie Medley told her boss that she was leaving Denver immediately to drive to Nebraska. Over the next ...

Raise your skepticism a few notches. RÃ?sumÃ? fudging is on the rise again. The so-called Liar's Index, the percentage of applicants who falsify their educational credentials, has risen steadily ...

No matter how long it took Tracy Klinedinst to paint a car, he was paid based on a standard industry estimate used by auto repair shops and insurance adjusters. While his ...
When Congress reconvenes, one of the hottest issues will be whether to add new teeth to a five-year-old federal mental-health parity law. Under the law, companies offering mental health coverage ...
Shirley Hoffman was a whiz at her indexing job at Caterpillar Inc. She moved faster than almost anyone, even though she was born without a left arm below the elbow. Several ...
Corrections officers in Pima County, Ariz., couldn't run out to Burger King at lunch. During their half-hour lunch break, they were relieved of their duties but still had to stay on ...
Interstate Brands Corp. had an unwritten policy that required a doctor's note to confirm all absences caused by a work-related injury. When Cynthia Bausman didn't produce ...
Imagine that an employee posts confidential information about your company on an Internet message board. What do you do? One company sued the message-board site to learn the identity of the ...
When Larry Skerski began working as a cable technician, about half his job involved climbing ladders, poles and towers. But a decade into his job, he developed a panic disorder when ...
Before you pile extra work on employees without paying overtime, make sure you've correctly classified your workers. A California jury recently ordered Farmers Insurance Exchange to pay overtime to 2,400 ...