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John Wilcox

Employers should start planning now how they will respond to the Department of Labor’s proposal to raise the overtime salary threshold.

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Consider these tips for giving your most seasoned talent a boost. Time to cut ties? Keep these lessons from the courtroom on age discrimination in mind.

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Sexual harassment training continues to be a primary focus for employers, as recent court cases prove the EEOC still sees it as a major workplace problem.

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Take these recent lessons from the courtroom into consideration when you are handling an ADA accommodation request at your workplace.

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New signs indicate that paid parental leave —long considered a pipedream—could become a reality in America.

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HR management professionals must continue evolving to succeed in these fast-moving times. Here are eight key workplace trends to plan for, and how to request them.

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Here’s an important and surprisingly easy way to avoid potentially catastrophic class-action pay discrimination litigation: Decentralize pay and promotion decision-making to the greatest extent possible.

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In a big win for employers, the National Labor Relations Board has adopted a broad definition to distinguish independent contractors from employees, making it difficult for contractors to form or join a union.

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With 2019 just around the corner, now is the time to preview labor and employment laws that will soon affect employers.

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The Department of Labor has issued an opinion letter confirming activities for which tipped workers need not be paid extra.

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While a divided Congress should reduce the chances for big legislative action, it’s sure to mean one important thing for HR: more regulatory activity.

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Your managers probably know it’s unlawful to discriminate in hiring and firing based on a person’s age or disability. But what about repeated teasing based on those same characteristics?

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Are we about to add another category to the list of characteristics on which bias claims may be based? A recent study points to a disturbing trend.

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The FMLA specifically grants time off to deal with medical issues. However, some disabled employees may be entitled to leave as an ADA reasonable accommodation.

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The DOL claims AHPs will give small businesses some of the clout large employers enjoy when negotiating health benefits and rates.

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FEMA Administrator Brock Long has promised to change the agency’s culture after a controversy involving sexual harassment.

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A jury just awarded a record-setting sum to a California woman who, after 36 years on the job, was replaced by a much younger man.

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As you evaluate your health insurance options for the upcoming year, consider whether to offer high-deductible health plans, coupled with health savings accounts. They can save big bucks for employers and employees alike.

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The EEOC has reached a $975,000 settlement with two IHOP franchises in Illinois over allegations that management turned a blind eye to sexual harassment directed at teenage employees.

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The National Labor Relations Board wants to revise the rule that determines if two employers can be considered joint employers for the purpose of deciding labor-management disputes.

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