The Role of the Ecosystem in Life
One of the current trends in education is to teach on the basis of what is called the Core Curriculum. Under the science area from grade 5 on the students are presented with the concept that “organisms can only survive in environments in which their needs are met. Within ecosystems, organisms interact with and are dependent on their physical and living environment. Some changes in ecosystems occur slowly, while others occur rapidly.
An Economically Rational Approach to Resolving Wage and Hour Claims In California
Patrick R. Kitchin, Esq.
In this three-part article, California employment attorney Patrick Kitchin describes an economic-based approach to resolving wage and hour cases. His approach to case resolution is designed to 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 settlement.
EEOC Enforcement Guidance
- SUBJECT: 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 et seq.
- PURPOSE: The purpose of this Enforcement Guidance is to consolidate and update the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s guidance documents regarding the use of arrest or conviction records in employment decisions under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e et seq.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC or Commission) Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2012 - 2016 directed the Commission to develop a Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP) that (1) establishes priorities and (2) integrates all components of EEOC's private, public, and federal sector enforcement.1
In the wake of low employee engagement scores, executive leadership at Marsh–a global leader in insurance broking and risk management–committed to making the company a great place to work.
Leading the charge on this initiative was Ben Brooks, Marsh’s SVP and Global Director, Enterprise Communications and Colleague Engagement, and Laurie Ledford, Chief Human Resources Officer of parent company Marsh & McLennan Companies.