Human Resources

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The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has nixed a firefighter’s claim that he should be paid for the time it takes to get to his station and retrieve his firefighting gear before reporting to a different station.
If an employee ignores slurs or other hostile behavior—or even jokes about it with co-workers—that may be evidence the employee wasn’t personally offended and, therefore, won’t be successful in his hostile environment lawsuit.
Disabled employees are entitled to reasonable accommodations that allow them to perform the essential functions of the job they want or have. But, what is an essential function?
It’s that time of year again—time to spread a little holiday cheer … and think about the potential legal consequences of doing so.
While it isn’t convenient for managers when an employee takes FMLA leave, that leave is an entitlement. Punishing the employee—in small or big ways—when she returns can backfire big time.
Don't let your employees’ information become the target of the next high-profile data breach. Here's what you should know before contracting with a cloud vendor.
For the most part, the annual caps on 401(k) and other defined contribution retirement plans for defined benefit pension plans will stay the same from 2015 to 2016.
Applicants and current employees agree on the three top factors that make them say “No thanks, bye-bye” to a job.
For the first time in 25 years, employers hit by federal workplace safety violations will see an increase in financial penalties, thanks to a little-noticed provision tucked into a budget bill signed by President Obama on Nov. 2.
Here’s something to consider when contracting with a union. If the contract contains a so-called “evergreen clause,” be sure to follow the directions if you want to cancel the agreement after a term.