The justices will consider whether an employer can be forced into class arbitration—as opposed to individual arbitration with a single employee—if there is broad language in the arbitration agreement that appears to cover all claims.
A California lawmaker has introduced legislation that would expand harassment-prevention training requirements—and the bill has both pros and cons for employers,
The U.S. Congress is weighing legislation to simplify and modernize 401(k) retirement plan administration for employers, such as by expanding electronic delivery of plan information. The measures have attracted bipartisan support, suggesting that they might be able to move forward.
From freshly minted entrepreneurs to highly compensated CEOs, the world is brimming with leaders. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are nearly a quarter million CEOs in America alone. But the latest installment of State of the American Manager, Gallup’s yearly report, states that only 1 in 10 people possess the talent that’s required of a CEO. So, if 90 percent of people lack management skills, how can new leaders arrive—and thrive—in the C-suite?
Recruiting talent from outside the U.S. requires HR to develop a comprehensive program, starting with a strategy based on business needs.
Facing worker shortages, HR leaders are helping workers learn English, creating a new pipeline for middle-skill workers.
Ontario's newly enacted Pay Transparency Act, 2018, contains some important implications for employers with respect to compensation history, job postings, pay transparency reports and anti-reprisal.
Employment contracts for foreign workers in Senegal can no longer have a projected start date that takes effect prior to the issuance of the work permit.
Doing away with formal performance reviews is a trend that continues to grow.
Though some Northern California cities require employers to offer additional shifts to their part-time workers before hiring more staff, an effort to expand the measure statewide failed to gain traction.
U.S. employers are willing to hire someone with a record if that applicant is the best person for the job, according to a study from the Society for Human Resource Management and the Charles Koch Institute released May 17.
As summer nears, how to address the issue of body odor is a real concern in the workplace. Here are some do’s and don’ts for addressing this problem.
Servant leaders are a revolutionary bunch–they take the traditional power leadership model and turn it completely upside down. This new hierarchy puts the people–or employees, in a business context–at the very top, and the leader at the bottom, charged with serving the employees above them. And that's just the way servant leaders like it.
HR professionals on both sides of the border deal with similar issues, but a closer look reveals five key differences between the U.S. and Canada.
Amy Bastuga, SHRM-SCP, senior vice president of human resources at Radio Flyer, shares lessons from her career journey.
Did the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have the authority to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program? The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in a case challenging the agency’s decision.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's benefit for new parents—52 weeks of paid leave—is in its infancy, just three years in existence, but it is popular with employees, some of whom are planning on using it a second time.
A class-action wage and hour lawsuit brought against Shell Oil could not go forward because the service station manager bringing the suit was not an employee of the oil company.
Georgia has become one of 16 states in the country that bans the use of hand-held devices while driving. The new law takes effect on July 1.
Several states have recently enacted modifications to their respective noncompete laws or have legislation in the pipeline. Most continue the trend of limiting enforceability of noncompetes.