Human Resources

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A Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen franchisee in Chester County faces an EEOC lawsuit for allegedly refusing to hire three applicants because of their age.
An attorney who once worked for Valley Forge, Pa.-based investment firm Vanguard claims the company charges its affiliates artificially low management fees, which illegally reduces its own tax burden.
The HR Certification Institute has launched a new credential for practitioners who are just beginning their HR careers: the Associate Professional in Human Resources certification.
You may have heard that employees have new opportunities to sue their employers based on local laws that expand employment protections and prohibit forms of discrimination that state or federal laws don’t include. Sometimes, that’s true. Fortunately, though, these new laws and their regulations may trip up employees and give you an opportunity to push for the case to be dismissed, as this recent case shows.
Some workers think that anytime their employer criticizes an emotional state or suggests therapy, the employer is “regarding” them as disabled. Thus, goes the argument, the employer violates the ADA when it tries to intervene.
As a one-person HR shop, you face issues that your colleagues in larger organizations don’t. Here are four key problems solo practitioners face and how to solve them.
Government employees in Texas are protected from retaliation for blowing the whistle on a co-worker, supervisor or the agency where they work.
No doubt the attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, Calif., have had a dramatic effect on the workplace for employees who are, or are perceived to be, Muslim or Middle Eastern. Here are some scenarios in Q&A format, compiled by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to help managers ensure that their workplaces are bias-free.
Q. One of our employees recently shouted at his supervisor, and in doing so violated a work rule. In the course of counseling and disciplining—but not discharging—this employee stated for the first time that he has a disorder which might have caused his conduct. May we still discipline this employee?
Certainly, train your managers that they cannot use common racist phrases and names. But go beyond the obvious and provide examples of other terms and behaviors that may not seem obvious. The following case provides an example.
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