ICE doubles enforcement against employers

  • May 15, 2018

If you are in the habit of hiring workers who lack proper work authorization, beware! Employers have become one of the federal government’s key targets in the effort...

More H-2B visas on the way

  • May 10, 2018

The Trump administration says it plans to make another 15,000 H-2B guest worker visas available this year.

Prep new hires with a welcome package

  • May 07, 2018

What first impression do you give new employees? You can start new hires feeling organized and in the know before their first day on the job by sending a welcome package...

Run internal audit to uncover hiring bias

  • May 03, 2018

It’s entirely possible for employment discrimination to fly under HR’s radar. All it takes is too much trust that hiring managers wouldn’t knowingly violate your...

The Death of the ‘Salary History’ Question

  • April 23, 2018

Public pressure, a major new court ruling and new state and local laws are pushing more employers to make the decision to stop asking applicants how much they’ve been...

Justice cracks down on anti-poaching deals

  • April 09, 2018

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...

Post open jobs so everyone knows to apply

  • April 05, 2018

There’s a simple way to prevent lawsuits over missed promotions. Post all internal opportunities and encourage all employees to apply. If you don’t, workers may sue,...

Hiring older workers

  • March 28, 2018

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that by 2024 the labor force will grow to about 164 million people. That number includes about 41 million people who will be...

Personal liability for rehiring harasser

  • March 16, 2018

Here’s an important message for employers that may be considering rehiring someone who was fired after being accused of sexual harassment: There could be severe...