Workplace violence, a complex and widespread issue, has received increased attention from the public, mental health experts, and law enforcement professionals.1 The wide range of acts that fall under this rubric include all violent behavior and threats of violence, as well as any conduct that can result in injury, damage property, induce a sense of fear, and otherwise impede the normal course of work.2
The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act
Health insurance programs help workers and their families take care of their essential medical needs. These programs can be one of the most important benefits provided by an employer.
The success of recorded human civilization has been built in part upon individuals living and working in harmony with one another. The modern world of the 21st century is far removed from the tribes and clans of ancient history but individuals still need to work together in order to accomplish survival objectives.
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 put together our top five holiday headaches employers, which will be provided to you in a week-long series starting today.
Employers are facing greater scrutiny than ever in their screening and selection processes. Criminal background checks are one of the biggest areas coming under fire.
It is estimated that 1 in 3 adults in the United States will be arrested before age 23 for something other than minor traffic violations. If that’s true, employers who take a “no hire” hard-line to applicants with any criminal history are going to struggle to find talent for their organization.