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1. Are Recruiters Exempt From FLSA Wage and Hour Laws?
(Compensation and Benefits )
... employees are exempt from this requirement, however, including those persons “employed in a bona fide executive, administrative or professional capacity”.  An employer bears the burden of proving ...
Created on 01 November 2016
2. Misclassification of Employees as Independent Contractors
(Compensation and Benefits )
Employer misclassification of their employees as independent contractors is a widespread phenomenon in the United States. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) estimates that employers have misclassified ...
Created on 11 October 2016
3. EEOC Releases New Online Resource Center for Small Businesses
(Business / Client Dev / Marketing)
... laws prohibiting employment discrimination. Additional information about the Commission is available on its website, www.eeoc.gov.  The site can also be located by clicking here https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/smallbusiness/ ...
Created on 27 September 2016
4. Facebook Hacking (Searching for Job Titles and Employers by IDs)
(Sourcing and Research)
Due to the main professional social network not meeting our expectations on several fronts, there’s a growing interest in sourcing on Facebook. As many people are already aware, the Graph search ...
Created on 24 August 2016
5. To your Successful Job Search
(Career / Personal Development)
... of kicking people when they are down, even more. So, exercise care in your job search. Never answer a blind ad. Make sure you do your research. It may not even be an employer or recruiter who posted the ...
Created on 23 August 2016
6. 3 mistakes that job seekers do when doing salary negotiations...
(Career / Personal Development)
...  If they feel “undervalued’, the job seeker settles with whatever the employer will offer for the job and potentially ends up underpaid, with all the consequences attached. If they start the process ...
Created on 02 August 2016
7. How Legal Hazards Occur in the Recruiting and staffing Placement Process
(Recruiting and Candidate Dev)
... hear about recruiters being sued. It doesn’t happen that often. Fact - Majority of Charges brought are settled with a request of a Gag Order. That is to protect both the Employee and /or the employer ...
Created on 08 June 2016
8. When Background Checks Backfire
(Compliance and Legal)
... employers to rely on background checks as a screening tool in the application process– to screen out applications with undesirable marks or “records”, after all isn’t it reasonable to infer that these ...
Created on 08 June 2016
9. Five Due Diligence Question Asked in Every Interview
(Compliance and Legal)
The employment interview can be much more then just an opportunity to find candidates who are a good fit for an employer. It is also an important part of the due diligence process in which employers try ...
Created on 08 June 2016
10. Facebook Post Leads to Police Complaint, Leads to Termination, Leads to Lawsuit
(Social Media)
  Employee posts “unpleasant” comment on Facebook.  The subject of that comment complains to employee’s employerEmployer terminates employee.  Employee sues the complaining ...
Created on 08 June 2016
11. How to Electrify your Resume
(Career / Personal Development)
... accomplishments or contributions to your employers. For example, if you wrote copy for an online annual report or the script for a mini documentary, provide the direct hotlink in the description of the ...
Created on 08 June 2016
12. Background Checks: What Employers Need to Know to protect themselves legally
(Compliance and Legal)
A joint publication of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Federal Trade Commission When making personnel decisions - including hiring, retention, promotion, and reassignment - employers ...
Created on 08 June 2016
13. Facebook, Credit Checks, Criminal Records? Where the Law Stands on Employee Social Media and Background Checks
(Compliance and Legal)
You’ve probably heard about the controversy surrounding employers asking job applicants for their Facebook user names and passwords as part of the background check process. It sounds shocking, but it ...
Created on 08 June 2016
14. School-Facilitated Internships: No Worries, Right?
(Compensation and Benefits )
... and wage-payment requirements. He assists employers in preventive efforts designed to ensure compliance, and he handles both investigations conducted by government agencies and litigation in the wage and ...
Created on 08 June 2016
15. Answering the three most important job interview questions.
(Career / Personal Development)
... video work they can view during the interview) to showcase your talent. If you are an accountant, have a list of specific tax laws or deductions you used to help save a past employer hundreds or thousands ...
Created on 08 June 2016
16. Brains, Brawn and Bravado; Incentives to Hire the “Experienced”
(Recruiting and Candidate Dev)
... to celebrate and commemorate the birthday of Facebook’s founder, highly talented professionals of every discipline and field go ignored by the nation’s employers because they are considered dead or dying. ...
Created on 08 June 2016
17. The 600 lb. position opening in the room
(Recruiting and Candidate Dev)
... Thirty-eight million (One-half the size of the Baby Boomers) and The Millennial Generation's number; seventy-four million (nearly as big as the Baby-Boomers). It leaves employers with the challenge of ...
Created on 08 June 2016
18. A Supervisor's Guide To Social Media, Part Two
(Social Media)
... supervisors. Therefore, a supervisor who complains about his job or his boss - whether in the break room or on Facebook - is not protected by the law. Furthermore, because most employers hold their managers ...
Created on 08 June 2016
19. Study proves that Facebook is not reliable as a hiring tool
(News Articles)
... minute reviews of college students’ Facebook pages, based on interviews with their employers six months later. Many people were angry about the study; to this day, I get irate comments on those old ...
Created on 26 May 2016
20. Expand the Supply of High-Quality Candidates
(Sourcing and Research)
... universities, research centers and so on.   It never pays to be shy when gathering useful information. On one search assignment, I asked the employer to run a computer printout of his company’s ...
Created on 26 May 2016
21. Questions and Answers Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures - UGESP
(Compliance and Legal)
... employers, labor organizations, employment agencies, apprenticeship committees, licensing and certification boards (see Question 7), and contractors or subcontractors, who are covered by one or more of ...
Created on 25 May 2016
22. Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act
(News Articles)
... to ensure that they continue to provide useful and effective tests for exemption. Additionally, the Final Rule amends the salary basis test to allow employers to use nondiscretionary bonuses and incentive ...
Created on 19 May 2016
23. What You Should Know: Questions and Answers about the EEOC and High School Diploma Requirements
(Compliance and Legal)
... Nothing in the letter prohibits employers from adopting a requirement that a job applicant have a high school diploma.  However, an employer may have to allow someone who says that a disability has ...
Created on 20 April 2016
24. Recruiting Based on Cultural Fit - An Excuse to Discriminate?
(Recruiting and Candidate Dev)
... their fit as they become older, less attractive or have health problems? You see where I am going? The employer in this case is a corporate entity. A corporate entity is not a person. The corporation ...
Created on 20 April 2016
25. The college degree is a useless overqualification
(Testing And Assessment)
... not hire today because of focusing on a very limiting, and potentially illegal requirement.. ? See also     EEOC warns employers that requiring High School Diploma ...
Created on 26 August 2014
26. How to handle ‘gaps’ in your employment resume.
(Career / Personal Development)
... relevant experience, achieved knowledge, enhanced training capabilities, and what was accomplished during the learning ‘gap’ to enhance your candidate desire-ability to future employers.   ...
Created on 10 October 2013
27. An Employers Guide to Reducing Costs in the Health Care System: Learning From What Has Been
(Viewpoint)
... the 1990s, health care cost inflation slowed after several years of rapidly rising price increases. Many hoped that the various policies and programs implemented by government, employers, and insurers ...
Created on 07 October 2013
28. Taking Advantage of an Improving Economy
(Uncategorised)
... can be attributed to her comprehensive understanding of the nuances of the job market and workplace from both the candidate/employee and employer perspectives. With that knowledge, she acts as a bridge-builder ...
Created on 07 October 2013
29. Time’s up, pencils down: EEOC final fiscal year end filing totals provide surprises and insight
(General HR)
“Here we go again.” It is the collective groan heard from employers across the country as they braced for the annual EEOC’s fiscal-year-end filing campaign. With 48 EEOC-initiated ...
Created on 04 October 2013
30. Liabilities Lurking -- The Interplay of FMLA and ADA
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
...     The significance of this point is made more evident as a result of a series of EEOC Charges – all resulting in employer liability - that bring clarity around the important ...
Created on 02 October 2013
31. It’s the final countdown: How the government shutdown affects labor and employment law
(General HR)
... days, after which the Judiciary will reassess the situation. Other federal services impacting employers that will be temporarily shuttered include e-Verify and the IRS. While it ...
Created on 01 October 2013
32. Immigration Reform Bill Would Make It Easier to Recruit International Physicians
(Recruiting and Candidate Dev)
... if he or she agreed to seek a J waiver from a state which has not used all of its J waivers.  After that, the physician could extend his or her work permit from the time that the employer in the new ...
Created on 01 October 2013
33. Do Privately-held Companies Have a Competitive Edge Over Public Companies for Attracting and Retaining Employees?
(Recruiting and Candidate Dev)
... and public companies can and should consider turning back to DB plans. Health Care: Employees may be facing similar struggles with health care choices. Currently most public and private employers ...
Created on 27 September 2013
34. EEOC Holds Both Staffing Firms and Staffing Clients Responsible Under EEO Laws
(Compliance and Legal)
... a broad range of employment law issues and in adversarial proceedings. In her role as an advisor to employers, boards of directors, and executives, Martha regularly provides practical advice and counsel ...
Created on 24 September 2013
35. Higher Education Pays: But a Lot More for Some Graduates Than for Others
(News Articles)
...    The S in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) is oversold. Data from College Measures show that employers are paying more—often far more—for degrees in ...
Created on 23 September 2013
36. How volunteering equals work experience on your resume.
(Career / Personal Development)
... expose yourself as a vital and experienced professional to a room of potential new employers.  Your diversity of experiences will enable future employers to study your skill sets and your capabilities ...
Created on 22 September 2013
37. Five Ways to Avoid Disparate Impact in Pre-Employment Background Checks
(Compliance and Legal)
... to court on these grounds. As an employer, you should understand the term “disparate impact” and what that means for employment. Disparate impact means that a facially neutral policy ...
Created on 20 September 2013
38. Factcheck on Obamacare Myths:
(News Articles)
... no evidence from official jobs figures that the law has had an impact. Proponents say premiums will go down, while opponents say they’ll go up. In general, employer plans won’t be affected ...
Created on 19 September 2013
39. Fit Your Job
(Career / Personal Development)
... is common to feel trepidation when faced with the prospect of employment testing. But understanding what testing entails, is half the battle. Employment testing is the use of tests by an employer ...
Created on 19 September 2013
40. EEOC wins LandMark Transgender Case
(News Articles)
... are cognizable under Title VII's sex discrimination prohibition. "Employers need to be made aware that their personal myths, fears, and stereotypes about gender identity can subject them ...
Created on 18 September 2013
41. In Search of a Job: Criminal Records as Barriers to Employment
(Employee / Labor Relations)
... majority of employers indicate that they would "probably" or "definitely" not be willing to hire an applicant with a criminal record, according to a study by Harry Holzer and colleagues.[28] ...
Created on 17 September 2013
42. Are you prepared for a FMLA Audit?
(Employee / Labor Relations)
... five National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) members, providing a full slate of confirmed members for the first time in more than a decade.  This activity is telling employers to be prepared.  ...
Created on 16 September 2013
43. Communicating for Results: Avoiding Miscommunications and Unnecessary Conflict
(Career / Personal Development)
... is likely to put them off completely. It’s critical to respond in a timely way, using the right tools, while also being cognizant of your audience’s needs. Now that the job market is softening up, recruiters/employers ...
Created on 12 September 2013
44. Will Homelessness Be the Next Protected Class?
(News Articles)
... and not the mere existence of a negative finding as a result of credit check or criminal background check. For example, before denying employment based on a criminal conviction, an employer generally must ...
Created on 11 September 2013
45. Supervisors, Managers, and Contractors – Oh My!
(Consulting and Outsourcing)
... The Team member brings a civil rights complaint with the EEOC and the State Department of Labor, citing the company as his “employer” and the Team Lead as his “Manager”.  The remark was not reported ...
Created on 11 September 2013
46. Would you hire a homeless person? It may surprise you to learn that discrimination against the homeless may be unlawful — regardless of whether your state or the federal government has expressly prohibited this practice. If this is the case, could common
(News Articles)
... and not the mere existence of a negative finding as a result of credit check or criminal background check. For example, before denying employment based on a criminal conviction, an employer generally must ...
Created on 11 September 2013
47. Survey Says: When compared with other professions Majority of Professionals rank Recruiters 3rd in Importance behind Doctors and Dentists
(News Articles)
... to examine whether a recruiter is a partner for life. Respondents were asked to be frank about their experiences of dealing with recruitment agencies, both as jobseekers and employers. A majority ...
Created on 09 September 2013
48. Is the Technology Skills Gap Fact or Fiction?
(News Articles)
... that employers advertise but have not found "qualified" applicants for -- has doubled from 1,900,000 jobs in June 2009 to 3,900,000 vacant positions in June 2013. That shouldn't happen, ...
Created on 06 September 2013
49. Frequently Asked Questions about Protection for Religious Clothing or Hairstyles in California
(Compliance and Legal)
... religious creed.”  Under this standard, an employer would be required to accommodate an employee’s religious belief by allowing him to wear a beard or long hair in the workplace.  ...
Created on 04 September 2013
50. Behavior is the mirror that shows our image
(Org Development)
...  I have recently returned from the HR Florida state conference in which several presenters talked about being the preferred employer (i.e. Employer of Choice). That is in itself a worthwhile goal, ...
Created on 03 September 2013
51. Former EEOC GC on Background Checks when making Hiring Decisions
(News Articles)
... EEOC to challenge employer usage of background checks? DL: Yes. Some number of years ago, the EEOC launched two initiatives almost simultaneously. One was its systemic initiative that was intended ...
Created on 30 August 2013
52. US Labor Department announces final rules to improve employment of veterans, people with disabilities
(News Articles)
... contractors and subcontractors to affirmatively recruit, hire, train and promote qualified veterans and people with disabilities respectively. "In a competitive job market, employers need access ...
Created on 29 August 2013
53. EEOC Says Office Manager Used Security Cameras to Ogle Female Subordinate's Breasts
(News Articles)
... but refused to take the steps necessary to assure Ms. Kelley that this behavior would not ever happen again, or that they would provide a safe, harassment-free workplace going forward.  Employers ...
Created on 28 August 2013
54. Firing At-Will Employees: Legal Limitations
(Employee / Labor Relations)
... with no recourse.  It means, as a practical matter, that the employer holds all the cards in the employment arrangement. But there is one more element to the law of employment at will:  ...
Created on 27 August 2013
55. EEOC loses battle (but not war) on discriminatory background checks
(News Articles)
... employer’s decision to use background checks to screen out job applicants amounted to discrimination because it disproportionately impacted African-American and male job applicants. Freeman’s ...
Created on 26 August 2013
56. How Congress Can Undo The Supreme Court’s Attack On Workers’ Rights
(News Articles)
... Under the “mixed motive” framework that previously stood, an employer couldn’t automatically escape liability if the racism, sexism, or other discrimination was just one of several factors ...
Created on 26 August 2013
57. Reshoring: Bringing Back Our Jobs to America
(News Articles)
... Boston Consulting Group reported that 37% of large American employers were contemplating transfer of manufacturing from China to the U.S. Local U.S-based production is gaining ground on account of varied ...
Created on 26 August 2013
58. {Sandberg’d} The movement isn’t real if its leaders aren’t…
(Compensation and Benefits )
... when making this determination: 1. The internship, even though it includes actual operation of the facilities of the employer, is similar to training which would be given in an educational environment; ...
Created on 21 August 2013
59. Do Unpaid Internships Lead to Jobs? Not for College Students
(News Articles)
... Colleges and Employers has asked graduating seniors if they've received a job offer and if they've ever had either a paid or unpaid internship. And for three years, it's reached the same conclusion: ...
Created on 20 August 2013
60. Court Dismisses EEOC’s Background Check Lawsuit Based On Its Reliance On “Laughable” And “Unreliable” Expert Report Filled Of “Errors and Analytical Fallacies”
(News Articles)
... employers’ reliance on background checks in making hiring decisions. The Court’s Opinion Prior to analyzing the EEOC’s disparate impact claim, Judge Titus discussed the utility ...
Created on 19 August 2013
61. Before you lose your job: Tactics to review before the change.
(Career / Personal Development)
... recommendations from clients, peers, or supervisors, as well as past employers. A profile with 10-15 recommendations looks like a ‘hot’ candidate to recruiters. If the boss questions a request, ...
Created on 19 August 2013
62. The difference between a resume, a bio, and curricula vitae.
(Viewpoint)
... validating the credentials of the applicant. In Europe, the Middle East, Africa, or Asia, employers may expect a CV.  CVs can run as few as three pages to as long as 20 pages, depending upon the background ...
Created on 29 July 2013
63. The Global Workforce: Capitalizing On Pending Immigration Reform?
(Immigration)
... along the southern United States border.  While these issues are both important and contentious, business owners and employers should be aware that many employment-related reforms enjoy broad ...
Created on 26 July 2013
64. Immigration: Success Story: Is It Unauthorized Employment to Run a Business?
(Immigration)
... We prepared the paperwork, and after only a couple of months, he traveled to Taiwan and returned with an E-2 visa.  His business became very successful.  Later, an employer sponsored his wife ...
Created on 19 July 2013
65. Seven Acts of Random Courtesy after You Land
(Career / Personal Development)
... Lend a hand and a kind word or two. 3. Sympathy reigns.  I appreciate that you want to focus your energies on the new job.  You do need to give 150% to validate your value to the new employer. ...
Created on 10 July 2013
66. 8 LinkedIn first-time user mistakes.
(Social Media)
... are allowed to ‘brag’ about 50 skills you have to shop to future employers.  If you haven’t added all 50 skills, you risk unrelated to your career skills to be added by complete ...
Created on 02 July 2013
67. GAY RECRUITING - LGBT Staffing Critical to a Diversity Strategy
(Viewpoint)
... potential after college employers will think about such activities.  At Humanatek, we often advise our recruiters and client recruiters to encourage all student applicants during the interview process ...
Created on 01 July 2013
68. SCOTUS Defines "Supervisor" For Title VII Cases as One Who Can Take Tangible Employment Actions
(Employee / Labor Relations)
... only if the employee is empowered by the employer to take tangible employment actions, i.e., to effect a “significant change in employment status, such as hiring, firing, failing to promote, ...
Created on 01 July 2013
69. Did the EEOC really say that silence is NOT golden?
(Compliance and Legal)
... employers and lawyers alike began to question what this opinion could mean (in practical terms) since standard operating procedure of an internal investigation is to request confidentiality to ensure the ...
Created on 25 June 2013
70. Inside the Affordable Care Act: 5 Secrets Every Business Needs to Know
(Viewpoint)
Key parts of the Affordable Care Act (referred to here as the ACA) will go into effect Jan. 1, 2014 – but a lot of workers and employers are still unsure about how it will affect them. It’s ...
Created on 24 June 2013
71. Still Willing To Have Unpaid Interns?
(Compensation and Benefits )
We have repeatedly cautioned that employers who are prepared to take on unpaid interns should enter into these arrangements with their eyes fully open.  New developments emphasize this yet ...
Created on 18 June 2013
72. Facebook posts as evidence of retaliation
(Social Media)
I’ve written before about the dangers of employers accessing employee’s social media accounts without appropriate controls in place. One of the biggest risks is that an employer will learn ...
Created on 12 June 2013
73. Be Careful Who You Sue - You May Face an NLRA Claim That Your Employment Agreement's Confidentiality, Non-Disclosure, and Non-Disparagement Provisions Violate the NLRA
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
At the firm’s October 2012 client briefing we discussed the new attitude of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) and the fact that non-unionized employers were not immune from ...
Created on 05 June 2013
74. The Candidate Pool is Larger than You Think
(Recruiting and Candidate Dev)
... market here in New York City. Her resume is impressive. Just as impressive was what she told me when I asked her about relocating. She explained that she could part ways with her current employer and be ...
Created on 29 May 2013
75. An Economically Rational Approach to Resolving Wage and Hour Claims In California
(Compensation and Benefits )
... conserve a company’s resources and minimize its exposure to future claims.  In Part 1 Kitchin describes how employers can identify those cases that are best suited for prompt and confidential ...
Created on 17 May 2013
76. Why use Skills Testing?
(Testing And Assessment)
... to find whether employees have retained information from training workshops, which helps to evaluate any on-going development programmes. It also allows employers to identify those applicants and employees ...
Created on 16 May 2013
77. Is Leadership an Occupation
(Org Development)
... would a candidate “sell” that idea to a prospective employer?  Basically, the candidate is saying, “I have no industry experience and no technical knowledge but I’d like you ...
Created on 08 May 2013
78. Use of the Internet for Recruiting and Screening Can Lead to Lawsuits for Failure to Hire
(Compliance and Legal)
As reviewed in detail in earlier blogs by Employment Screening Resources (ESR), the use of the Internet to screen and source candidates can get employers and recruiters into hot water. Surveys show ...
Created on 29 April 2013
79. Can Recruiters Be Liable for Employment Discrimination?
(Compliance and Legal)
Which is true?  -   Third-party recruiters can't be liable for discrimination in recruiting because discrimination laws apply only to employers. ...
Created on 16 April 2013
80. 7 Immigration Facts And Myths
(Immigration)
... are between 10 and 12 million undocumented workers within the United States. Such workers are vulnerable to unscrupulous employers that take advantage of their undocumented status in order to avoid paying ...
Created on 08 April 2013
81. Employees, Candidates, Employment Background Checks and Credit Reports Know your rights
(Career / Personal Development)
You’ve applied for a job. You sent a letter, made a phone call, submitted your resume. Perhaps you’ve had an interview. Did you know that when you apply for a job, an employer may ask your permission to ...
Created on 03 April 2013
82. How to Run an Efficient Sourcing Desk
(Sourcing and Research)
... organization is in the need for social recruiting training, please do reach out to me via my employer – Bernard Hodes Group. Okay? And if you want more insight into the things I train on, click here. ...
Created on 14 March 2013
83. How the IRS determines an Independent Contractor (Self-Employed) from an Employee
(Compensation and Benefits )
... Relief Requirements (PDF) for more information. Misclassified Workers Can File Social Security Tax Form Workers who believe they have been improperly classified as independent contractors by an employer ...
Created on 25 February 2013
84. Getting our Veterans Back to work:Fact Sheet: Returning Heroes and Wounded Warrior Tax Credits
(Compensation and Benefits )
... Act, employers who hired certain unemployed veterans were eligible for a tax credit of up to 40 percent of the first $6,000 of wages, for a maximum credit of $2,400. This credit expired at the end of 2010. ...
Created on 20 February 2013
85. Do You really have to pay your Interns?
(General HR)
... depends upon all of the circumstances surrounding their activities on the employer’s premises If all six of the following criteria are met, the trainees are not considered employees: The ...
Created on 08 February 2013
86. Top Three Things Small Businesses Should Know About the Affordable Care Act
(Org Development)
... employer or a larger employer, different provisions of the Affordable Care Act may apply to you as described below. 1.  Businesses with Fewer than 25 Employees- Small Business Tax Credits The ...
Created on 01 February 2013
87. How to Get an Edge with Your Elevator Speech
(Career / Personal Development)
... you have held.   As an aid, consider how you have helped your employers reach their goals and objectives.  Also, ping former colleagues to get their opinions on what they believe were your ...
Created on 31 January 2013
88. Holding Human Resources Accountable
(General HR)
... SparkHire’s Top 25 Must-Read Blogs for Employers. Her personal goal in life is to find the best cheeseburger on the planet. ##  ...
Created on 29 January 2013
89. 5 Wage and Hour Mistakes Most Employers Make
(Compensation and Benefits )
... are 5 of the most common wage and hour mistakes many employers make. Number 1: Not recording actual time worked The USDOL is very specific in what time should be recorded for nonexempt employees. ...
Created on 23 January 2013
90. 5 Questions Employers Should Ask Job Applicants in Interviews for Safe Hiring
(General HR)
The job interview, along with being an opportunity to find applicants who are a good fit for a company, is also when employers should perform due diligence and try to identify applicants who may be ...
Created on 22 January 2013
91. Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
(Surveys & White Papers)
... DATE: This Notice will remain in effect until rescinded or superseded. ORIGINATOR: Office of Legal Counsel. I. Summary An employer’s use of an individual’s criminal ...
Created on 21 January 2013
92. It's Hard to Write a Good Employee Performance Evaluation. Get Over It.
(Org Development)
...  -------------------- BIOGRAPHY Margaret (Molly) M. DiBianca maintains a legal practice consisting of equal parts litigation and client counseling. She represents employers in ...
Created on 15 January 2013
93. The Full U.S. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION STRATEGIC ENFORCEMENT PLAN FY 2013 - 2016
(Surveys & White Papers)
... brought by individuals or by Commissioners alleging unlawful discrimination by private employers, state and local government employers, employment agencies and labor organizations. The General Counsel ...
Created on 26 December 2012
94. A Friend Indeed: Do Facebook Users Really Have Privacy Rights at Work?
(Social Media)
... damage her reputation, her employment opportunities and paramedic certification status. Ehling sued her employer for invasion of privacy. The hospital defended the claim by saying Ehling should have no ...
Created on 18 December 2012
95. 'Tis the Season for Holiday Workplace Issues. Day 4 - Holiday Pay and How Not to Get Scrooged by the FLSA
(Compensation and Benefits )
... laws, including Ohio, require a private employer to pay hourly employees for working or not working on holidays (federal or otherwise).  (For employers in Massachusetts, however, be sure to check ...
Created on 17 December 2012
96. Make Employees your Social Brand Ambassadors!
(Social Media)
... in the assumption that their employers will think that they are looking for another job! Actually this was his first response when I told my husband and his friends to update their LinkedIn profile! They ...
Created on 13 December 2012
97. Tis the Season for Holiday Workplace Issues. Day 1 - Avoiding Holiday Party Liability When the Office Santa Tries to Teach His Employees a Few "Reindeer Games"
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
As much as everyone loves them, the holidays create increased risk of employer liability and can result in a long list of legal problems for an unprepared employer. As our holiday gift to you, we've ...
Created on 11 December 2012
98. How Your Business Can Support Family Involvement In Education -- and Benefit
(Compensation and Benefits )
Give employees a "flextime" option Twenty-nine percent of employees in the U.S. are now offered this option. Employers often mandate core hours in which employees must work, such as 10 ...
Created on 27 November 2012
99. Oh, that person in the next cubicle !@&*#*)!!
(Career / Personal Development)
... Folks feel a greater sense of self-confidence when they have the skills to confront difficulties.  Makes sense, doesn’t it? If your workplace is suffering, work with your employer to have the ...
Created on 25 November 2012
100. Artificially Lowering Payroll to Avoid Premium Fails
(Compensation and Benefits )
... compensation insurance will be available to California employers. In September 2000, the SCIF issued a workers’ compensation insurance policy to ReadyLink. The policy was renewed annually until ...
Created on 20 November 2012

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Growth in women's share of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) occupations declined to 27% in 2011from a high of 34% in 1990. While women make up nearly half of the workforce, they were 26% of the STEM workforce in 2011.

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