Background: On April 25, 2012, the Commission, in a 4-1 bi-partisan vote, issued its Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e. The Guidance updates, consolidates, and supersedes the Commission's 1987 and 1990 policy statements on this issue, as well as the relevant discussion in the EEOC's Race and Color Discrimination Compliance Manual Chapter.
Businesses lose employees all the time, but if another firm has ever targeted or hired your employees then you have suffered from employee poaching or “employee raiding.”
Annual summer campaign to prevent heat-related illnesses launched by US Labor Department
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced the launch of its annual Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers. For the fourth consecutive year, OSHA's campaign aims to raise awareness and educate workers and employers about the dangers of working in hot weather and provide resources and guidance to address these hazards.
Most people have considered or been advised about the wisdom of estate planning to ensure that property owned at the time of passing is distributed according to the deceased's wishes, in addition to addressing estate tax and probate issues.
Every once in a while, even great communicators need to assess their communication practices. In today’s legal minefield, the last thing any professional wants to do is compromise business ethics, jeopardize confidentiality, or create a legal challenge based on poor business communication. Let’s begin with a scenario to set the stage: