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1. Compliance and Legal
In this area you will find articles unique the legal and compliance challenges companies face today. Learn methods of prevention, risk management and safety for your business. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ ...
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2. Getting Past the Gatekeeper
... dedicated to providing training to the HR, recruiting and staffing industries, which includes a special focus on the ethical and legal dimensions through offering a full service resource for individuals ...
Created on 09 February 2018
3. Are Recruiters Exempt From FLSA Wage and Hour Laws?
(Compensation and Benefits )
... counsel prior to making any such determination.    BIOGRAPHY  Courtesy of NAPS counsel xx  ...
Created on 01 November 2016
4. Misclassification of Employees as Independent Contractors
(Compensation and Benefits )
... surrounding the misclassification of employees as independent contractors, including legal definitions of independent contractors; the reasons why an employer would misclassify an employee as an independent ...
Created on 11 October 2016
5. EEOC Releases New Online Resource Center for Small Businesses
(Business / Client Dev / Marketing)
... and other small businesses continue to play an integral role in the strength of our nation's economy. It is our responsibility as a federal government agency to help businesses understand their legal ...
Created on 27 September 2016
6. To your Successful Job Search
(Career / Personal Development)
... training to the HR, recruiting and staffing industries, which includes a special focus on the ethical and legal dimensions, through offering a full service resource for individuals to share and communicate, ...
Created on 23 August 2016
7. It's embarrassing to be a Recruiter today. Recruiters Really Suck! A recruiter's Perspective
... recruiting 101. Yes, it’s a huge duh when NOT one recruiter has taken the time to do that. 6 - Legal. Holy batman guys, what in heck’s name are you doing?? Asking me about Bachelor's ...
Created on 18 August 2016
8. Auditing the use of recruiting firms
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
... specific objectives for our audit program. We wanted to ensure that our existing procedures: * Precluded improper payments to recruiters. * Prevented legal complications with recruiting firms. ...
Created on 16 June 2016
9. How Legal Hazards Occur in the Recruiting and staffing Placement Process
(Recruiting and Candidate Dev)
... Mediation.   Remember, it takes just One person to be upset, just by what you said, and they only have to make just One Call for the legal process to start. Myth 3 – The burden of proof is ...
Created on 08 June 2016
10. The Elusive Passive Candidate.. they do exist
(Sourcing and Research)
... Hirecentrix is a company dedicated to providing training to the HR, recruiting and staffing industries, which includes a special focus on the ethical and legal dimensions through offering a full service ...
Created on 08 June 2016
11. When Background Checks Backfire
(Compliance and Legal)
... Julie worked as a solo practitioner with a focus on contract drafting. She was also a senior risk review analyst with a focus on foreclosures, and a civil law attorney offering legal services to underprivileged ...
Created on 08 June 2016
12. Five Due Diligence Question Asked in Every Interview
(Compliance and Legal)
... in a form that is legally permissible in your state. It is important NOT to ask a question that is so broadly worded that it may lead to an applicant revealing more information than allowed by law. Again, ...
Created on 08 June 2016
13. Facebook Post Leads to Police Complaint, Leads to Termination, Leads to Lawsuit
(Social Media)
...  -------------------- BIOGRAPHY Margaret (Molly) M. DiBianca maintains a legal practice consisting of equal parts litigation and client counseling. She represents employers in a variety of industries ...
Created on 08 June 2016
14. Background Checks: What Employers Need to Know to protect themselves legally
(Compliance and Legal)
... medical history, or use of social media.Except for certain restrictions related to medical and genetic information (see below), it's not illegal for an employer to ask questions about an applicant's or ...
Created on 08 June 2016
15. Facebook, Credit Checks, Criminal Records? Where the Law Stands on Employee Social Media and Background Checks
(Compliance and Legal)
... the types of checks you can legally conduct, refer to SBA’s Guide to Employee Background Checks. In most instances, the following checks are worth considering: Credit checks (currently used by ...
Created on 08 June 2016
16. School-Facilitated Internships: No Worries, Right?
(Compensation and Benefits )
... is conceivable that doing so might, as illustrations, (i) create contracts or legally-enforceable undertakings of another kind even aside from FLSA requirements, or (ii) be offered in connection with a ...
Created on 08 June 2016
17. A Supervisor's Guide To Social Media, Part Two
(Social Media)
In our last issue we began an analysis of the legal pitfalls managers can face when dealing with problems created by employees' use, and misuse, of social media like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. We also ...
Created on 08 June 2016
18. Questions and Answers Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures - UGESP
(Compliance and Legal)
... to provide a uniform set of principles governing use of employee selection procedures which isconsistent with applicable legal standards and validation standards generally accepted by the psychological ...
Created on 25 May 2016
19. What You Should Know: Questions and Answers about the EEOC and High School Diploma Requirements
(Compliance and Legal)
... The following questions and answers are meant to clarify these issues. Question:  Have you just made it illegal for businesses to require a high school diploma? Answer:  No.  ...
Created on 20 April 2016
20. Recruiting Based on Cultural Fit - An Excuse to Discriminate?
(Recruiting and Candidate Dev)
... the new manager. A bright future already dulled and an employee who abruptly becomes an outcast – in the environment built on fit. Putting legal considerations aside, it makes sad sense that ...
Created on 20 April 2016
21. Apple Orchard Method of Candidate Development - the advantage of networking
(Recruiting and Candidate Dev)
...  Hirecentrix is a company dedicated to providing training to the HR, recruiting and staffing industries, which includes a special focus on the ethical and legal dimensions through ...
Created on 07 April 2016
22. The college degree is a useless overqualification
(Testing And Assessment)
... I ask many of my Clients.. how many fantastic stars did you not hire today because of focusing on a very limiting and potentially illegal requirement.. ?   And .. have you ever thought of ...
Created on 26 August 2014
23. Time’s up, pencils down: EEOC final fiscal year end filing totals provide surprises and insight
(General HR)
... vulnerable workers; 3. Addressing emerging and developing issues; 4. Enforcing equal pay laws; 5. Preserving access to the legal system; and 6. Preventing harassment through systemic ...
Created on 03 October 2013
24. Liabilities Lurking -- The Interplay of FMLA and ADA
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
Readers of our blawgs know that we often comment about how legal and regulatory changes routinely drive the need for business owners to adjust internal policies, processes, and sometimes strategies. ...
Created on 01 October 2013
25. NY Cracking down on Fake Online Reviews With 19 Companies To Pay More Than $350,000 In Fines each
(News Articles)
... and Eastern Europe for $1 to $10 per review. By producing fake reviews, these companies violated multiple state laws against false advertising and engaged in illegal and deceptive business practices. "Consumers ...
Created on 23 September 2013
26. Five Ways to Avoid Disparate Impact in Pre-Employment Background Checks
(Compliance and Legal)
...  Biography: Irelis Arias is the Director of Human Resources at G.Neil, a leading employer resource for employment law and human resource solutions. Irelis started her career in the legal ...
Created on 19 September 2013
27. How to Create a Successful Onboarding Process for Your New Hires
(Org Development)
... Systems (HIS), Banking and Financial Services, and Legal industries. He began his career in the executive recruiting business in 1999; his goal is to meet the needs of each company and job candidate by ...
Created on 17 September 2013
28. In Search of a Job: Criminal Records as Barriers to Employment
(Employee / Labor Relations)
... and through the auspices of the interagency Reentry Council, we are doing just that. See "The Attorney General's Reentry Council" Regardless of the legal restrictions, the ...
Created on 16 September 2013
29. Are you prepared for a FMLA Audit?
(Employee / Labor Relations)
... drafting. She was also a senior risk review analyst with a focus on foreclosures, and a civil law attorney offering legal services to underprivileged individuals. Outside of work, Julie serves as a Court ...
Created on 15 September 2013
30. Will Homelessness Be the Next Protected Class?
(News Articles)
... so a homeless African-American job applicant could have a legal claim. Likewise, a disproportionate percentage of those with severe mental illness are homeless, so they, too, could have a legal claim. ...
Created on 11 September 2013
31. Supervisors, Managers, and Contractors – Oh My!
(Consulting and Outsourcing)
... taken from the annals of a law school exam, it is actually something that I have recently seen. The practical, legal, and compliance issues presented by this fact pattern are many and frustrating.  But ...
Created on 10 September 2013
32. 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)
... so a homeless African-American job applicant could have a legal claim. Likewise, a disproportionate percentage of those with severe mental illness are homeless, so they, too, could have a legal claim. ...
Created on 10 September 2013
33. Behavior is the mirror that shows our image
(Org Development)
... can perform the duties of the position. Since this has been all over the web, are they still lily to be the preferred employer? I receive the RSS feed every day from the EEOC regarding legal actions ...
Created on 02 September 2013
34. When a Reporter Calls: Ensure Your Business Puts Its Best Face Forward
(Social Media)
My career as a business attorney and counselor is still relatively young, but in working with clients who are conscious not just of potential legal issues, but also of building and maintaining their ...
Created on 28 August 2013
35. EEOC Says Office Manager Used Security Cameras to Ogle Female Subordinate's Breasts
(News Articles)
... who fail to take reasonable, simple measures to protect victims from further sexual harassment do so at their peril."  The EEOC's legal team in its Minneapolis Area Office will conduct ...
Created on 28 August 2013
36. Sourcers be aware: Court Rules Accessing a Public Website Isn't A Crime, But Hiding Your IP Address Could Be
(Social Media)
In the ongoing legal battle between craigslist and 3taps, a new court opinion makes clear that people are "authorized" under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) to ...
Created on 27 August 2013
37. Firing At-Will Employees: Legal Limitations
(Employee / Labor Relations)
... you can be fired at any time, for any reason or no reason, with notice or without notice.  It means, as a legal matter, that your job hangs by the barest thread, subject to being snipped at any moment, ...
Created on 26 August 2013
38. How Congress Can Undo The Supreme Court’s Attack On Workers’ Rights
(News Articles)
... Vance is “in theory a pretty straightforward fix,” Jennifer Reisch, legal director at Equal Rights Advocates, told ThinkProgress. Congress could pass a law overruling the Supreme Court’s ...
Created on 25 August 2013
39. The Solution to Your Workplace Conflict?
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
... the legal significance.  Sometimes harassment may be actionable, sometimes not. Absent an Ombuds in the organization, Human Resources must conduct an investigation when employees raise these concerns ...
Created on 21 August 2013
40. {Sandberg’d} The movement isn’t real if its leaders aren’t…
(Compensation and Benefits )
... it is illegal to not pay them a fair wage, but because it is cultural suicide to make people work for free. There are extremely strict rules in most states, (as well as at the federal level) that dictate ...
Created on 20 August 2013
41. The Global Workforce: Capitalizing On Pending Immigration Reform?
... visas, making it easier for them to change jobs, and creates a “point system” whereby workers, including lower-skilled workers, can proactively seek permanent legal status.  This proposal ...
Created on 25 July 2013
42. Baby Boomers: Find Your Voice using Social Media
(Social Media)
... time in their lives.  Our services will enable corporate and public organizations to easily navigate the legal maze and confusing messages about and from the community of PwD.  Ruh ...
Created on 22 July 2013
43. Immigration: Success Story: Is It Unauthorized Employment to Run a Business?
... offense?  Running a business!  Not exactly a crime, yet lawyer after lawyer had advised him that it was illegal to run a business as an F-2 dependent of a student visaholder. The man had ...
Created on 18 July 2013
44. Hot for teacher (accountability)
(Employee / Labor Relations)
...  Unions have a legally required duty to provide fair representation to all their members, but it is difficult to watch them defend bad actors over and over just because they “pay their dues”. ...
Created on 02 July 2013
45. SCOTUS Defines "Supervisor" For Title VII Cases as One Who Can Take Tangible Employment Actions
(Employee / Labor Relations)
... applies,” and “whether a harasser must have power over the formal employment status of the victim to be a supervisor is of large legal and practical significance. BSU's response argued ...
Created on 30 June 2013
46. Filing a Lawsuit Against an Employment Agency
(Compliance and Legal)
... legal theories involved, such as discrimination or loss of income.  These will all depend on the facts of each case.  A damages award may be issued to help offset financial losses.  Do ...
Created on 20 May 2013
47. An Economically Rational Approach to Resolving Wage and Hour Claims In California
(Compensation and Benefits )
... Courts and California Superior Courts. [5] By “valid,” I mean a claim that the employer or its legal advisors believe has validity.  For example, the employer knows that ...
Created on 16 May 2013
48. Use of the Internet for Recruiting and Screening Can Lead to Lawsuits for Failure to Hire
(Compliance and Legal)
... legal off-duty conduct not related to the position. Long ago employers stopped obtaining photographs of job applicants in order to minimize any inference that the physical characteristic of an applicant, ...
Created on 29 April 2013
49. Can Recruiters Be Liable for Employment Discrimination?
(Compliance and Legal)
... chose number 4, you get an "A" for the day. Recruiters do, in fact, have significant legal exposure to employment discrimination claims. Developing a basic working knowledge of discrimination ...
Created on 15 April 2013
50. 7 Immigration Facts And Myths
... fluctuations in the U.S. economy’s demand for labor creates incentives for millions of people to immigrate into the United States without legal authorization to do so. As a result, today there ...
Created on 07 April 2013
51. Employees, Candidates, Employment Background Checks and Credit Reports Know your rights
(Career / Personal Development)
... That’s up to you. But if you don’t get the job because of information in your report, the employer has some legal obligations: First, the employer must show you the report; second, the employer must tell ...
Created on 02 April 2013
52. How to Run an Efficient Sourcing Desk
(Sourcing and Research)
... to avoid as per legal agreements? (i.e.: DO NOT CALL LISTS)?  _______________ KEYWORD LIST Please list as many keywords that you can that are relevant to your request. For example, alternative ...
Created on 13 March 2013
53. How the IRS determines an Independent Contractor (Self-Employed) from an Employee
(Compensation and Benefits )
... relationship.  This training manual is a guide and is not legally binding.  Form SS-8 (PDF) Publication 15-A (PDF) has detailed guidance including information for specific industries. Publication ...
Created on 24 February 2013
54. The “T” Cover Letter – The Only Type Worth Sending
(Career / Personal Development)
... candidates for clients in multiple industries, including Software Development, Manufacturing, Banking, Insurance, Legal, Retail and Medical.  He has recruited candidates for positions in Sales, Healthcare, ...
Created on 12 February 2013
55. Holding Human Resources Accountable
(General HR)
... conduct the audit. There could also be audits by a third-party, if your organization uses an outside auditing firm. From a legal standpoint, human resources might be audited by government agencies ...
Created on 28 January 2013
56. 5 Wage and Hour Mistakes Most Employers Make
(Compensation and Benefits )
... do it? They imply that the employee needs to work but be “off the clock” when doing so. This is expressly illegal. Sometimes employees voluntarily work off the clock in order to accomplish ...
Created on 22 January 2013
57. 5 Questions Employers Should Ask Job Applicants in Interviews for Safe Hiring
(General HR)
... to the specific. Employers should ask the question in a form that is legally permissible in their state of operation. It is important not to ask questions that are so broadly worded that they ...
Created on 22 January 2013
58. 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 20 January 2013
59. It's Hard to Write a Good Employee Performance Evaluation. Get Over It.
(Org Development)
Employee performance reviews are hard, aren't they? Much fuss is made about them--by senior management, by HR, by Legal, and, of course, by the employee receiving the review. Get over it.  That's ...
Created on 14 January 2013
(Surveys & White Papers)
... interpretations. Enforcing Equal Pay Laws. The EEOC will target compensation systems and practices that discriminate based on gender. Preserving Access to the Legal System. ...
Created on 26 December 2012
61. A Friend Indeed: Do Facebook Users Really Have Privacy Rights at Work?
(Social Media)
... access to an employee’s social media page or use their information for or against them, please reach out to legal counsel. This area of law is in the embryo stage and you don’t want to be part ...
Created on 17 December 2012
62. 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 10 December 2012
63. 10 years in your current role? You're stale.
(Career / Personal Development)
... legal and illegal -- we just don't know about them. My biases are centered on wanting to see candidates who have gotten bored in their roles and made the choice to move on.  Not because ...
Created on 06 December 2012
64. Christmas, Holidays?? Bah, who needs them? Ban 'em all
... to providing training to the HR, recruiting and staffing industries, which includes a special focus on the ethical and legal dimensions through offering a full service resource for individuals to share ...
Created on 02 December 2012
65. Truth in Endorsement and Advertising Disclosure : FTC's Revised Rules
... Endorsement Guides were written in1980, they didn’t address social media. The legal principles haven’t changed. The FTC revised the examples to show how these standards apply in today’s ...
Created on 01 December 2012
66. Five reasons why every employer CAN afford harassment training
(General HR)
... the training, of course -- the newer hires haven't heard anything that they can forget. *It may be legally required, depending on where you live. Some states, including California, require employers ...
Created on 19 November 2012
67. Exempt or Nonexempt -THAT is the question!
(Compensation and Benefits )
... professional exemption has distinctive legal requirements an employee (position) must meet in order to qualify, such as ‘artistic or learned professions’ must be classified as Nonexempt. This includes ...
Created on 05 November 2012
68. Employee Handbook :Sample Policies
(General HR)
Employee Handbooks :Should I or Shouldn’t I?? Employers often wonder whether they should have an employee handbook. If you decide to have an employee handbook:   It should have legal review ...
Created on 31 October 2012
69. The Employer Bill of Rights
(Org Development)
According to Liz Ryan, writing at “Actual employee rights in the U.S. are fairly limited.” She posits that because “it’s legal to make hiring and termination decisions for random (nondiscriminatory) ...
Created on 25 October 2012
70. Do Organizations FEAR HR Control?
(General HR)
... of HR that are almost sacred.  We have to do our bit, primarily on employment issues, to ensure the company operates within the law and its reputation and legal vulnerability is protected.   ...
Created on 03 October 2012
71. Make Sure to Comply With Immigration Anti-Discrimination Laws
... As a recent flyer by the Justice Department states, unless it is legally required, employers should avoid the following unjustified discriminatory language in job postings: “Only U.S. ...
Created on 25 September 2012
72. Protect Your Health Coverage If You Lose Your Job
(Compensation and Benefits )
... Services. In that position, she was involved in research and policy analysis involving employee benefit plans, the uninsured, managed care, and legal barriers to the development of health information technology. ...
Created on 13 August 2012
73. Do I really have to hire an Ex-Convict? A guide to hiring Felons.
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
... to reject an applicant based on criminal history. Convene the hiring manager, someone from HR or legal, and a neutral party (the HR assistant or someone similar that is accustomed to handling highly sensitive ...
Created on 20 July 2012
74. Please put the Human back in H.R
... training to the HR, recruiting and staffing industries, which includes a special focus on the ethical and legal dimensions through offering a full service resource for individuals to share and communicate, ...
Created on 05 July 2012
75. HR Directors Thrown Under the Bus by yet another Federal Appeals Court
(General HR)
... then filed suit.   The HR Director’s Legal Argument  Grey-Allen argued that she was fired in retaliation for her participating in the sexual harassment investigation, and her firing was ...
Created on 24 May 2012
76. Legal Issues That Could Cause Trouble For Your Staffing Business
(Consulting and Outsourcing)
... requirements carefully, because even unintentional violations can have costly repercussions. When starting a job, employees AND contractors are required to prove that they are legally entitled to work ...
Created on 21 May 2012
77. Your Employee Handbook is not the King James
(General HR)
... what it is.  Employee handbooks, though, are like layers of paint in that guest bedroom you’ve been meaning to remodel. Someone put the first version on eons ago and then every HR or legal occupant ...
Created on 15 May 2012
78. How a Solid Onboarding Process Can Help You Improve Employee Retention
(Recruiting and Candidate Dev)
... Solutions, Health Information Management (HIM), Health Information Systems (HIS), Banking and Financial Services, and Legal industries. He began his career in the executive recruiting business in 1999; ...
Created on 14 May 2012
79. A Supervisor's Guide to Social Media, Part One
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
... satisfaction. Unfortunately, little has been written to alert managers to the legal issues they may face in dealing with their employees' social media posts, particularly when the post involves provocative ...
Created on 10 May 2012
80. Balancing Labor Costs And Wage-Hour Laws
(Compensation and Benefits )
... less-disruptive and legal options?  There might well be.     What Does The Law Really Require? For one thing, management should purge pay plans and policies of any ...
Created on 07 May 2012
(Compliance and Legal)
... who were not represented by legal counsel and also provided claims administration guidance to private sector insurance adjusters. Robert also served as a Equal Employment Compliance Investigator  for ...
Created on 01 May 2012
82. Working with PEOs: Do you know the risks?
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
... paying due to its fraudulent actions. Because of the potentially ruinous penalties, consult your legal counsel if you are considering engaging a PEO to make sure that the arrangement you undertake ...
Created on 25 April 2012
83. Can an employer insist on regular attendance without violating the ADA? Maybe.
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
... like to walk in clients’ shoes—whether in the board room, the courtroom, or the factory.  Just like in our blog, “legalese” is not spoken at our firm; we communicate with our ...
Created on 18 April 2012
84. Will EEOC Target Employer use of Credit Reports for Screening Applicants?
(Compliance and Legal)
On October 20, 2010, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission held a hearing on employer use of credit history as tool to screen candidates for employment.  The purpose of the hearing, according ...
Created on 11 April 2012
85. Got Milk? How Employee’s Lifting Limitation Can Prove a Disability
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
... It doesn’t take much to be considered legally disabled under the new federal regulations. (Learn more about the ADAAA by reading What’s an ADA disability?) 2. Don’t trash others. ...
Created on 02 April 2012
86. How to get a job in a stressed economy
(Career / Personal Development)
... qualified for the positions that they advertise. These are all legal reasons for companies not to consider your application.  Recruiters are worse.. see, we are paid by the client with specific ...
Created on 21 March 2012
87. The Worst Job Title on LinkedIn: New Lessons in Social Media Law
(Employee / Labor Relations)
... policy. Courts look at company policies as “house rules.” As long as those policies are legal, the courts support companies who kick employees out for breaking the rules. 2. Understand the context. The ...
Created on 06 March 2012
88. Is that question Legal?
(Compliance and Legal)
A couple years ago I was involved in an interesting discussion regarding legal and illegal questions.. One of the H.R managers was stating that there was no such thing as an illegal question, that Yes, ...
Created on 28 February 2012
89. Micro Units: Recent NLRB Opinions Prove They Aren’t Just for Health Care Anymore.
(Employee / Labor Relations)
... in the legal research and writing and moot court program.  Ms. Parda can be reached at  ...
Created on 27 February 2012
90. Facts About Employment Rights of Immigrants
... Based on National Origin Ethnic slurs and other verbal or physical conduct because of nationality are illegal if they are severe or pervasive and create an intimidating, hostile or offensive working ...
Created on 22 February 2012
(Recruiting and Candidate Dev)
... they don’t want to be in the industry they’re in. Perhaps they could fit into our world? Professional service pros (legal, accounting, management consulting)—It is very natural for ...
Created on 08 February 2012
92. Tips and Ideas to Engage Your Employees and Outperform the Competition!
(Training, Development and Retention)
... before moving to the Inland Empire where she teaches the Legal Aspects of Human Resources for the University of Redlands. Beyond Train Me Today Jacquelyn is a volunteer and frequent presenter for the ...
Created on 02 February 2012
93. Equality Undercover - An inside view of Chicago's covert struggle to root out job discrimination.
(Surveys & White Papers)
... my last two years as an undergraduate at Northwestern University, I worked part-time as an undercover tester for the Employment Discrimination Project of the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan ...
Created on 31 January 2012
94. Workplace Conflict- The Hidden Culprit
(Org Development)
The Hidden Culprit of Conflict? Workplace conflict costs companies billions of dollars by turnover, absenteeism, loss of productivity, and even legal costs. The hidden cause of workplace conflict ...
Created on 26 January 2012
95. Are You Needlessly over-qualifying candidates? Need help to legally identify better skills?
(Testing And Assessment)
... legal secretaries, interviewers, and insurance sales agents. SVP Range (6.0 to < 7.0) Job Zone Four: Considerable Preparation ...
Created on 20 January 2012
96. Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Furloughs and Other Reductions in Pay and Hours Worked Issues
(Compensation and Benefits )
... pays the excess overtime compensation as soon after the regular pay period as is practicable.     2.   Is it legal for an employer to reduce the wages or number of hours of an ...
Created on 18 January 2012
97. 2012: Ready…Set… HOLD!
(Recruiting and Candidate Dev)
... minimizes risk to the company, making hiring more plausible. As a caveat, I will mention that all parties involved need to be aware of the legal requirements in this arrangement. Talent Acquisition in ...
Created on 06 January 2012
98. Are Workplace Ethics Personal? Which Came first – Ethics or the Law?
... Ethics or a Legal System – the Laws as we know them to be? We would be hard pressed to suggest that they are not related; If we dig deep into history, even as far back as to the forefathers of Ethics ...
Created on 02 January 2012
99. H.R, Employers, Recruiters - are you familiar with the O*Net Resource Center?
(Testing And Assessment)
... and effectively; and understand professional and legal standards related to assessment use in career counseling, training, and other talent development activities. Download: Testing ...
Created on 02 January 2012
100. Hell hath no fury like a government agency scorned
(Health / Safety / Risk Mgmt)
... always been illegal, businesses found to have incorrectly classified employees as independent contractors now face civil penalties ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 per employee, and $10,000 to $25,000 per ...
Created on 30 December 2011

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