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Human Resources

From employment law to compensation and benefits, FMLA and hiring and firing and more, Business Management Daily provides comprehensive Human Resources updates.

Discover how your colleagues – and competitors – are dealing with discrimination and harassment, employment law, benefits programs, and more.

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Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta is making good on a promise he made during confirmation hearings earlier this year: The U.S. Department of Labor is bringing back opinion letters explaining how it interprets the laws it enforces, most notably the Fair Labor Standards Act.
If you haven’t thought much about that stalwart of HR paperwork—the Employment Eligibility Verification, or I-9 form—this is the summer to scrutinize your compliance. That’s because the Trump administration has just released a new version of the I-9 that you’ll need to begin using by Sept. 18.
Q. We discovered that one of our employees has a history of unprovoked violent fits due to schizophrenia. We certainly sympathize with our employee’s struggle, but we also worry about the safety of customers and other employees. Does state law allow us to fire him for this reason?
It’s easier to defeat sexual harassment lawsuits if you have a robust anti-harassment policy and let employees know exactly how to use it. The key is to prove that the worker knew about the policy but failed to use it.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the EEOC, which administers the law, is going all out with a series of public events and stepped-up enforcement.
It adds insult to injury when a court appoints a pro bono attorney to help an employee pursue a lawsuit. The good news is that not every disgruntled former employee or disappointed job applicant gets the benefit of such official generosity.
Defined contribution plans rule the employer-sponsored retirement realm. But surprise! A quarter of employers still offer pensions.
An employee who had a long history of filing internal discrimination claims has lost a retaliation lawsuit. She alleged her employer retaliated against her when it terminated her after she missed work for medical reasons, an absence her doctor believed might last indefinitely.
Worried about how to handle offensive co-worker comments? You certainly want to discourage such behavior and make clear it must stop. However, take comfort in knowing that a few stray comments over time won’t cost you a hostile work environment lawsuit.
Job applicants want to come work for you, but you’re not making it easy. That’s one of the conclusions to be drawn from a new CareerBuilder.com survey addressing how the candidate experience could be improved.
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