The HR Specialist, Author at Business Management Daily
  • LinkedIn
  • YouTube
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Google+

The HR Specialist

A Trump administration official’s frustration over confidentiality breaches has turned into useful advice that can benefit HR professionals who worry about disclosure of sensitive information.

{ 0 comments }

Employers that featured five or more wellness best practices had average turnover of 18%, compared to 29% for employers that had implemented two or fewer.

{ 0 comments }

A federal court in Pennsylvania has handed a big win to employers in a case that hinged on whether Uber drivers are properly classified as independent contractors instead of employees.

{ 0 comments }

When an employee is injured on the job, what you do—and when you do it—can determine not only how quickly the employee will return to work but also whether he or she will return at all.

{ 0 comments }

The Senate confirmed employment lawyer John Ring to fill the last remaining vacancy on the National labor Relations Board. The next morning, President Trump announced Ring would become chair of the NLRB. Republicans again hold a 3-2 majority on the board.

{ 0 comments }

Managers can’t instantly say, “Be here or be fired” to an employee struggling with attendance issues. Managers have to work with HR to employ strategies that not only combat absenteeism, but also avoid legal trouble.

{ 1 comment }

Employment lawyers say the first six months of the #MeToo movement hasn’t led to a tsunami of workplace harassment claims by employees—at least not yet. One big change, however, has been a sharp increase in the number of employers who are doing preventative training to head off such claims.

{ 0 comments }

With a tight labor market and skills shortages squeezing many industries, employers are sure to embrace the nearly 3 million college students who will graduate this May. The issue will be whether they have the skills required for the jobs available.

{ 0 comments }

As telework’s popularity grows, so do legal concerns for employers. To lower your risks, devise a telecommuting policy that protects you on these fronts.

{ 0 comments }

If you discover you have made a wage-and-hour mistake, the safest approach is often to make it right as soon as possible. If you dispute an employee’s wage claim, you may wind up paying far more in legal fees than you would have if you had simply paid the money the worker claims you owe.

{ 0 comments }

No matter how trivial you might consider discrimination or harassment charges leveled by your employees, never, ever ignore an EEOC complaint. It could wind up costing your organization dearly.

{ 0 comments }

Overall, 51% of adults say an increased focus on sexual harassment has made it harder for men to interact with women at work.

{ 1 comment }

Thirty-seven percent of workers expect to work past age 70, an increase from 30% two years ago.

{ 0 comments }

How much do your workers really understand about their employee benefits? A new study says U.S. employees truly understand less than they (or you) would think.

{ 0 comments }

The EEOC is putting employers on notice that it will vigorously enforce the rights of employees who serve in the National Guard or military reserves or who are veterans.

{ 1 comment }

Apparently no longer required to wait for formal rulemaking to be complete, the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division has issued a Field Assistance Bulletin describing how federal investigators will treat tip pooling practices they encounter.

{ 0 comments }

For the sixth consecutive year, every available H-1B visa was snapped up within five days.

{ 0 comments }

Increased workloads … tighter deadlines … fewer resources. All of these have conspired to put a premium on employees’ ability to remain focused on the details of their jobs. Here are five free or low-cost sources designed to measure and improve attention to detail.

{ 1 comment }

According to a new CareerBuilder survey, when asked how often they come in late to work, 25% of workers admitted they do it at least once a month, and 12% say it’s a weekly occurrence for them.

{ 0 comments }

In the waning days of the Obama administration, the Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Justice issued guidance aimed specifically at HR professionals: When employers agree not to recruit each other’s employees and set compensation to make it less attractive for employees to jump ship, they’ll be prosecuted for violating antitrust laws. Now comes word that the Trump administration is doubling down on that threat.

{ 0 comments }

Page 1 of 26412345...102030...Last »