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Waconia-based Applied Vacuum Technologies (AVT) has settled a disability discrimination suit with the EEOC. A former employee had filed the complaint after the company terminated him.
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in Houston has ruled unanimously that firing a woman because she is lactating is unlawful sex discrimination under Title VII.
The U.S. Supreme Court on June 26 ruled the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional, a decision that has already set in motion a sweeping rewrite of federal rules affecting employee benefits administration and payroll operations.
In a survey by Adecco Staffing US, 66% of hiring managers said they’re finding freshly degreed applicants to be unprepared for the workplace. In fact, 58% of them said they’re not going to consider this year’s grads when filling positions this year.
Because it’s not something they do every day, hiring and negotiating with an executive recruiter makes many HR pros nervous. Increase the odds of making a good hire by avoiding these common headhunter mistakes.
Do you have employees classified as inside sales employees? If so, you may be courting trouble unless you are absolutely sure they qualify for the exemption. That’s especially true if you also don’t track any extra hours they work.
Domino’s Pizza recognizes employees for their best work, even when it’s not about pizza. The winner of its national Delivering More award won it after he dropped the pizza he was about to deliver and jumped into a river to help rescue a drowning man.
The Supreme Court on June 24 ruled that employees can only win retaliation lawsuits if they can prove that their employer retaliated solely because of the employee’s protected activity. The 5-4 decision in University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar was another significant victory for employers that should limit liability.
In a major victory for employers, the Supreme Court has ruled 5-4 that, in Title VII discrimination cases, only someone with the power to take “tangible employment action” can be considered a supervisor. The June 24 decision in Vance v. Ball State will make it harder for employees to sue for supervisor bias.
A recent performance review described a talented but frustrating worker as the organization’s “most difficult.” Among many faults, bosses zeroed in on these: