Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • February 01, 2014

HR Law 101: In recent years, various forms of alternative dispute resolution have gained popularity. Mandatory arbitration in particular is attractive to employers...

NLRA and Taft-Hartley Act

  • January 13, 2014

HR Law 101: In 1935 Congress passed the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), giving workers the right to organize, to bargain collectively and to strike. By the late...

Retailer learns that dyslexia is a disability

  • January 09, 2014

The EEOC sued a Munice, Ind., Dollar General retailer on a dyslexic employee’s behalf and won a $47,500 settlement. The employee had asked for help reading during...

Is an open-door policy the best policy?

  • November 01, 2013

The success of an open-door policy depends upon having a common sense set of rules and procedures, so that openness and transparency don’t lead to internal...