SHRM HR News
Promoting Gender Diversity at SAP: A Q&A with Shuchi Sharma
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 04:00:00 GMT
SHRM Online talked with Shuchi Sharma, global head of gender equality and intelligence at SAP, about the company's gender-related diversity initiatives.
Pay Is Rising for Seasonal Holiday Workers
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 04:00:00 GMT
​Faced with higher minimum wages and a shortage of seasonal workers, many U.S. employers are offering significantly more pay and even benefits to secure help for the 2018 holiday crunch.
Just Because Your Workers Feel Loyal Doesn’t Mean They’ll Stay
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 04:00:00 GMT
A recent survey found that while most workers—in fact, 82 percent—say they feel loyalty toward their employers, more than half—59 percent—would leave given the right job opportunity.
Your Career Q&A: Never Change Jobs at the End of the Year
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 04:00:00 GMT
If you are currently employed but still want to change jobs by the end of the year, you may not be asking yourself the right questions or thinking things through--and you could be damaging your earnings potential.
Illinois Law Addresses Employee Business Expense Reimbursement
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 04:00:00 GMT
Effective Jan. 1, 2019, Illinois employers will have to reimburse employees for certain business expenses.
California Law Aims to Increase Transparency for Prescription Drug Pricing
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 04:00:00 GMT
Employers that are looking for greater transparency on prescription drug pricing and pharmacy benefit manager services will soon have a powerful new tool from California lawmakers.
Survey: Employer Awareness of Blind Workers' Capabilities Grows
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 04:00:00 GMT
Employers are more aware today than they were six years ago of the many jobs that can be performed by employees who are blind, according to a recent survey for the National Industries for the Blind. Here are tips for recruiting those individuals.
Taking Steps to Eliminate Racism in the Workplace
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 04:00:00 GMT
​There's a disturbing paradox in the American workplace. As organizations look to reap the benefits of a diverse, multicultural and inclusive workforce, the countervailing force of racism often undermines that effort, creating challenges that HR often is responsible for overcoming.
Tips to Correct Common Website Design Barriers
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 04:00:00 GMT
Website features may inadvertently pose barriers to people with disabilities. This chart highlights common barriers and solutions.
Can People with Disabilities Use Your Careers Website?
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 04:00:00 GMT
Design barriers might be closing off your access to this talent pool and opening employers up to legal liability.
Potential Job Applicants Sue Companies with Difficult Online Forms
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 04:00:00 GMT
Did you know your careers website could soon be challenged as inaccessible? Litigation challenging inaccessible websites is sprouting up, not just against businesses open to the public but also against employers over inaccessible careers portals under state law in California. Could California prove to be a trendsetter in this developing area of employment law?
How to Make Your Careers Website Usable for People with Disabilities
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 04:00:00 GMT
Regardless of whether the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or state law requires careers portals to be accessible, many employers want their careers websites to be so that they can recruit people with disabilities—a talent pool that could help employers fill jobs more quickly in the tight labor market. To achieve this goal, these businesses should not only strive to meet technical standards but make quick fixes and implement website-accessibility policies.
Do Disability Laws Cover Medical Marijuana Use?
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 04:00:00 GMT
The legal status of marijuana in the United States is constantly changing, and one of the biggest questions for the workplace is whether medical marijuana use is protected under disability-discrimination laws.
New York Supplement: Table of Contents
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT
New York employee handbook resources provided by XpertHR.
Computer Analyst, Sales Rep Among Top Jobs for Older Workers
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 04:00:00 GMT
AARP compared data from thousands of online job postings to determine which career fields will need the most new workers in the next two years. In many cases, the organization found, older workers already have the skills that these jobs require.
4 Steps to Comply with the FMLA’s Key-Employee Exception
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 04:00:00 GMT
Eligible employees can take up to 12 weeks of leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and employers must reinstate them to the same or an equivalent job when they return to work. But what happens if key employees—workers in positions that a business just can't do without—take leave?
UK: Mandatory Ethnicity Pay Reporting for Employers Considered
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 04:00:00 GMT
U.K. employer pay reporting obligations may be extended to cover ethnicity following the launch of a government consultation on mandatory ethnicity pay reporting.
Canada: How Much Must Employers Accommodate Use of Medical Marijuana?
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 04:00:00 GMT
Canadian employers must accommodate the use of medical marijuana to the same extent as always: to the point of undue hardship.
Labor and Employment Law Overview: Iowa
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Iowa labor and employment law overview provided by XpertHR.
Labor and Employment Law Overview: Kentucky
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Kentucky labor and employment law overview provided by XpertHR.
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