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Member Spotlight: Denis Nicole
Mon, 18 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT
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Report: Microsoft Discriminated Against Women
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT
10 Ways to Positively Close Out Your Affirmative Action Plan Year
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageFederal contractors are required to do a number of tasks during the affirmative action plan year. Because those tasks are not reported on until an Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) audit, they often fall to the bottom of the “to do” list. Now is a good time to pull that plan off the shelf (or electronic folder) to see how the company is doing on what it said it was going to do in the plan year.
Study Finds Millennial, Generation Z Workers Will Give Damaged Brands a Chance
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageNew research counters conventional thinking and finds that younger job seekers are the age group least concerned about employer brand when it comes to working for companies with damaged reputations.
Embracing Courageous HR Leadership
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageAs this issue of HR Magazine reaches your desk, I will be settling into mine at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). My professional journey has included time as an HR strategist and a CEO, so I feel incredibly privileged to have been appointed to lead SHRM, where I can be both.
New European Data Protection Law Among Most-Viewed Articles in 2017
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article Image​Readers turned to SHRM Online this year for articles about how HR operates around the world—especially about how HR is preparing for a new data protection law in Europe.
Download Your E-Verify Records Before They Are Purged
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageAs of March 1, 2018, employers won’t have access to E-Verify records that were created on or before Dec. 31, 2007.
Successful Companies Have Strong Recruitment Cultures
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageThe employers that consistently top “Best Companies to Work For” lists tend to have two things in common: They prioritize recruiting top talent and provide substantial funding for the recruitment department.
Viewpoint: Firing an Employee with FMLA Leave and Unexcused Absences
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageCan an employee certified for Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave but who takes plenty more absences for various reasons be legally terminated£ A district court ruled yes, but document the reason for each absence/tardy.
HR's Commitment Is What Engages Blue-Collar Workers
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageToo many employers assume blue-collar employees aren't all that interested in their work, engagement experts say. That's likely a mistaken assumption. And if workers do have that kind of attitude, the problem may lie in the way you're leading them.
Ask an HR Expert: Can We Require an Older Employee to Get a Medical Exam£
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article Image​One of our older employees needs to lift objects and climb ladders on the job but has vision and balance problems. Can we require him to undergo a medical exam£
NLRB Signals Interest in Withdrawing ‘Ambush’ Election Rule
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article Image​The Obama administration's National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB's) "ambush" election rule, which shortened the length of time for union elections to take place from a median of 38 days to 23 days, may not survive the Trump administration.
Court Provides Roadmap for Illinois Employers on Biometric Privacy Claims
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageOver the past three months, more than 30 class action lawsuits have been filed in Illinois state and federal courts against employers that use timeclocks that scan an employee’s fingerprint, retina, or iris to clock employees into and out of work. A recent appellate court decision provides compliance guidance for employers.
Montana High Court Issues Favorable Ruling for Employers of Seasonal Workers
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageMontana is well-known in the employment world for deviating from the employment at-will doctrine. But the Montana Supreme Court recently ruled that a multi-year seasonal employee could be fired at-will during the probationary period of a new season.
New Jersey Bill Would Revise Anti-Bias Law to Limit Employment Agreements
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageA bill in the New Jersey State Senate would effectively prohibit jury waivers, arbitration clauses and nondisclosure provisions related to claims under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination.
SHRM Puerto Rico Recovers from Hurricane María
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article Image​On Sept. 16, just four days before the kickoff of its 44th Annual Conference & Exposition, the leadership of the SHRM Puerto Rico Chapter had a difficult decision to make: a huge category 4 storm, Hurricane María, with maximum sustained winds of 155 mph, was heading straight for Puerto Rico. It was forecast to make landfall on Sept. 20—the first day of the conference. Chapter leaders had to jump into action.
7 Essential Guidelines for Mentoring in the Post-Weinstein Era
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageThe fallout from workplace sex scandals may cause men to refrain from serving as mentors to avoid any hint of impropriety with a female colleague. Business leaders shared their mentoring guidelines with SHRM Online.
4 Key Compensation Trends in 2017
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageFrom the rising share of compensation that's now "variable" to the growing number of prohibitions on asking about salary history, here's a look at some of this year's top pay trends and developments.
An Employer's Guide to I-9 and E-Verify
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageInformation on navigating the latest Form I-9, the E-Verify process, and relevant anti-discrimination laws and regulations.
Trump Administration Tells High Court It Opposes Mandatory Union Fees
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT
SHRM Article ImageThe federal government has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a 40-year precedent that allows public-sector unions to charge mandatory fees. The position of the Trump administration departs from the government's prior stance on the matter.
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