While a majority of HR professionals (82%) believe that elevating women into leadership roles is a critical business issue, only about a quarter of those HR pros (28%) are satisfied with their organization’s ability to achieve that goal.
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In only three cities did at least half of new hires try to negotiate higher starting pay: New York (55%), Dallas (51%) and San Francisco (50%).
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is aggressively going after employers that don’t take seriously their responsibility to provide a safe workplace—especially those that don’t have a specific violence prevention program in place.
Over the last 40 years, the average amount of vacation time American workers take has declined by almost four days.
The number of workers killed on the job reached 5,190 in 2016, the third straight year of increases and the highest number since 2008, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Attracting and retaining top-notch employees ranks as the foremost concern not only among CEOs but also the rest of the C-Suite, including chief financial officers, according to a new report by the Conference Board business group.
If you are certain you can justify your action, don’t be afraid to discipline a worker who has filed a discrimination charge or otherwise opposed alleged discriminatory actions. Generally, courts give employers leeway to discipline as long as they believe they acted in good faith.
According to CareerBuilder’s Annual Valentine’s Day survey conducted by The Harris Poll, office romance is at a 10-year low, with 36% of workers reporting dating a co-worker, down from 41% last year and 40% in 2008.
If, like many employers, you have neglected updating your employee handbook, now is a good time to do so. That’s particularly true for Texas employers that use arbitration agreements to keep employment law disputes out of court.
Thirty-five percent of hiring decision makers expect more employees to quit this year, according to a new poll conducted by Glassdoor, the recruitment web site.
It’s unlawful to punish employees for cooperating with the EEOC. If anyone who has been in contact with the EEOC is suddenly fired, reassigned or otherwise subjected to some negative action, you’re courting a retaliation lawsuit.
Ninety-four percent of surveyed HR professionals told the Society for Human Resource Management that their organizations have anti-harassment policies. Yet, 22% of nonmanagement employees did not know for sure that these policies existed.
Body cams are now common among police, but some employers see them as a way to monitor performance and sort out he-said/she-said arguments.
When you smell alcohol on an employee, or receive reports that an employee smells of alcohol, you need to act fast to protect everyone’s safety. However, it’s also essential to handle the situation prudently. Follow these guidelines.
If you require employees to report alleged harassment, you have some legal protection if you take prompt action to stop the misconduct. However, if the reporting process is confusing, contradictory or otherwise ineffective, it may not benefit you at all.
Reducing turnover and improving retention is the top workforce management challenge facing HR practitioners, a SHRM survey finds.
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The former head of the Perry County, Pennsylvania Probation Office faces two third-degree felony theft charges after he gave himself an advance for work to be performed.
Workplace wellness is big business, with employers spending nearly $8 billion per year to improve the health of some 50 million workers. Too bad there’s scant evidence that wellness works.
Stoltzfus Structures—an Amish-owned light construction company in Chester County—will pay $188,572 in back wages and an equal amount in liquidated damages to 47 employees.