Employers have less than two weeks to file their EEO-1 Component 2 data—pay information broken down by job category, race, sex and ethnicity—to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. To avoid technical issues and delays, employers shouldn't wait until the Sept. 30 deadline.
A proposed federal rule would make it easier for government agencies to demote or fire poor-performing employees. The Office of Personnel Management proposal also would revise regulations that govern new federal employees' probationary periods and agency data collection on adverse employment actions.
A bus driver for the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) did not have an age-discrimination claim when he was not allowed to return to a light-duty position like younger employees. The plaintiff tried to return to work six months after a traumatizing incident with a passenger but had not complied with the CTA’s return-to-work procedures.
Eligible spouses of H-1B visa holders can continue to seek and renew work authorization until at least 2020, according to the Department of Homeland Security.
Paying employees' professional association dues and credentialing fees is an investment in an engaged and loyal workforce that more employers, large and small, should consider making.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) require employers to file the EEO-1 report annually, with additional pay-data information due Sept. 30 this year. But what purpose does the EEO-1 serve? Here is an overview of how the agencies may use both of the report’s components, 1 and 2.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has begun implementing a more stringent application of its existing UAE Labor Law market testing process, with the goal of prioritizing the hiring of nationals. Now the program has expanded to encompass all companies in the UAE.
The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held that an employer can be liable for discrimination under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act for wrongfully terminating an employee, even though the supervisor who harbored anti-military sentiments did not make the ultimate decision to fire the employee.
Let’s say your worker calls in sick on Monday, claiming she’s got the flu. Later that night, you bump into her at a concert, and she seems just fine. Did she lie to you? And if she did, is her deception grounds for firing?
Even though the U.S. unemployment rate is at a record low, nearly half the country’s workers are worried they’ll lose their jobs, according to a new poll.
An employee could not use the Americans with Disabilities Act to enforce an employer’s previous agreement to excuse the employee from work on an as-needed basis.
The O-1 temporary work visa is thought of as the “celebrity visa” for academic heavyweights, Nobel Prize winners and movie stars—and while that’s true, it’s also a misunderstood and underutilized option for in-demand talent like highly educated technology workers or successful entrepreneurs.
In a world where 4 in 10 Americans can’t cover an unexpected expense of $400 and workers are quitting their jobs at higher rates than at any other time on record, HR managers are searching for tools that both encourage worker retention and improve employees’ ability to better control their finances. Several firms are adopting services that support on-demand pay for earned wages, a type of payment system that promises to disrupt traditional weekly, biweekly and monthly payment schedules.
California workplace laws cover a wide array of topics—from wage and hour issues to mobile-device safety to accommodations for people with disabilities, to name a few. Employers need to be familiar with all of these issues to ensure that they’re in compliance, particularly in today’s 24/7 workplace.
There are accepted rules for clear written communication in formal documents, and a resume is a formal document. But language evolves to suit the needs of the time and the medium of communication, and resumes have been impacted mightily by both.
Here are eight common leadership mistakes that help explain why employees choose to leave their jobs. Understanding them, and how they impact your team, will help you identify those who are at flight risk and make changes that may convince them to stay.
Employees cannot collect unpaid wages under the California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA), the California Supreme Court has ruled. PAGA allows workers to seek civil penalties for labor code violations on behalf of the state, but they must pursue back wages in separate actions against their employers.
Millennials and Generation Z employees value participation in their employer's stock compensation program, which lets them feel connected to their company and participate in its growth potential. But they should be mindful of investing too much of their net worth in the company that employs them.
It is one thing to expect the unexpected. It is quite another to accept the unexpected. Here's how to create a response plan that links crisis management and business continuity meaningfully and effectively.
Technology tools such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and cloud-based analytics platforms, along with aggregated “big data” organized into informational dashboards, may have cracked the code for improving worker productivity.