Two May Be a ‘Group’ Under OWBPA

  • March 02, 2007

Q. I know that the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA) requires that I provide an employee who has been discharged as part of a “group” termination...

How to nail down a flaky boss

  • March 02, 2007

Q. Our CEO changes his mind constantly. After we agree on a project, he'll come back to me a day or two later with a different plan. How can I pin him down? —L.G.,...

New Jersey Law Against Discrimination

  • January 15, 2007

The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination makes it unlawful to subject people to differential treatment based on race, creed, color, national origin, nationality,...

New Jersey Wage and Hour Law

  • January 15, 2007

As of Oct. 1, 2006, the minimum wage in New Jersey is $7.15 per hour ($1.30 per hour higher than the new federal minimum wage effective July 24, 2007). For full-time...

Local Discrimination Ordinances in Texas

  • January 15, 2007

Several Texas cities and towns have made it illegal to discriminate in employment (hiring, firing, pay, promotions, etc.) on the basis of an employee or...

New York Unemployment Compensation Law

  • January 15, 2007

New York’s unemployment compensation law, like that of many other states, provides temporary payments to employees who lose their jobs through no fault of their...

Georgia Age Discrimination Law

  • January 15, 2007

Georgia’s state code prohibits discrimination against workers ages 40 to 70 based on their age. Employers, supervisors or managers who violate the...

Sample Policy: Vacations

  • January 01, 2007

The following sample policies were excerpted from The Book of Company Policies, published by HR Specialist, © 2007. Edit for your organization’s purposes. ...

Sample Policy: Harassment

  • January 01, 2007

The following sample policies were excerpted from The Book of Company Policies, published by HR Specialist, © 2007. Edit for your organization’s purposes. ...