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Racist Remarks During Picketing Somehow Protected
Q: My wife interviewed for a job recently and I was amazed that one of the questions she was asked by the interviewer was “Do you have any children?” We do, but what does that have to do with her qualifications for the job? Plus, I thought it was illegal to ask those questions.
We’re now in the home stretch of my tips for harassment policies and complaint procedures. (It’s not exactly like America Pharoah’s “home stretch” run for the Triple Crown – but close!)
“Pregnancy” as a Protected Characteristic
My first tip creates a very cathartic experience because it forces me to admit that nobody’s perfect, including me. In my case, the “no-harm/no-foul” rule saved me. But, there was once a client who wasn’t as lucky.
Calif.: FedEx Agrees to Settle Drivers' Misclassification Claims for $228M
Labor Laws Apply When Your Intern Is Really an Employee
What Can HR Learn from the Ellen Pao Trial?
It’s important for HR professionals to know and understand the ramifications of workplace violence to reference not only on the human level, but also concerning employer’s workers compensation and liability coverage for such acts. Other legal issues loom large, too,
What If an Employee Admits Prior I-9 Documents Were Fake?
Unlawful Genetic Test Used to Try to Catch Troublemakers
HRMA 2015: Employment Contracts in British Columbia
Complaint Procedure (With More “Fixes” to Come)
On June 29 – for the twenty-first straight year - - I will have the pleasure to share my expertise on handbooks at SHRM’s 2015 Annual Conference. Over the years, approximately 10,000 SHRM members have walked away with a new way of looking at their handbooks: “every word counts.”
High Court to Review Time Limit for Filing Constructive Discharge Claim
You are investigating a complaint of harassment. You meet with witness Wally and he tells you the following:
Unwittingly Asking Illegal Interview Questions
Robust Internal Complaint Program Can Stave Off False Claims Act Lawsuits
Profane Facebook Rant Was Protected, Concerted Activity
Unclear Beneficiaries Force Retirement Plans into Court
Texas District Court Enjoins FMLA Same-Sex Spouse Rule