Employment Class Actions Survive Despite Wal-Mart Ruling
JULY 14, 2011
Employment Class Actions Survive Despite Wal-Mart Ruling. The end of the road for a class-action discrimination lawsuit brought by female employees of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Supreme Court decision last month siding with the world’s largest retailer was widely seen as a blow to many other would-be class-action plaintiffs. Local.
10 middle-class jobs that are rapidly vanishing
JULY 12, 2011
10 middle-class jobs that are rapidly vanishing. Travel agents, proofreaders, transit security all are seeing big declines “The American dream is dead for the majority of America,” financial guru Suze Orman told Forbes last year, speaking about her upcoming book "The Money Class.". The middle class has disappeared,” she said.
HEY BIG COMPANY: Are Your Management Trainees Bristling At Being Salaried Employees?
JULY 15, 2015
This decision was made at the highest corporate level, was wrong, and the actors knew it,” the class action lawsuit states. Ah yes. I'm serious.
are the new overtime rules about to boost your paycheck?
Ask A Manager
MAY 9, 2016
If you’re not earning at least $50,440 a year, the federal government is probably about to require your employer to pay you overtime whenever you work more than 40 hours in a week. You may also like: a round-up: social class at work, instant reactions, and more on overtime pay can you say no to overtime? At U.S.
HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: A rough 10 years for the middle class.
SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
rough 10 years for the middle class - Middle-class income fell 7% in the last decade, adjusted for inflation. TOPIC: A rough 10 years for the middle class - Middle-class income fell 7% in the last decade, adjusted for inflation. Rising costs for middle class. Be our Friend. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Search.
In a Job Interview, No Question is Illegal
The Job Quest
OCTOBER 24, 2011
What is illegal, however, is to make a hiring decision based on the information discovered if it reveals that a candidate is part of a protected class.
What is Affirmative Action Anyway?
JANUARY 12, 2015
A couple of weeks ago I found myself engaged in a heated debate with a colleague of mine, who works in the tech industry, regarding workplace equality.
Weed in Colorado: Can Recruiters Screen Candidates for a Now Legal Drug?
The Undercover Recruiter
JANUARY 20, 2014
Federal law allows this, as smokers are not considered a protected class. federal law. Another year has come and gone.
The Most Interesting Career Options With a Law Degree That You Haven’t Thought Of
JANUARY 21, 2013
Law school classes, including contracts, tax law and corporations, provide a broad knowledge base for a new business owner. Where to go?
How Do I Get an Accounting Job?
MARCH 15, 2013
It’s also a good idea to take a class in accounting laws and rules and regulations so you will up to date on federal and local laws. Jobs are trendy just like anything else; they come and go. So what about accounting? What do you need to grab that accounting job? What will your responsibilities be? Is this a good field to go into?
Supreme Court Grants Review for Same-Sex Marriage Issue
JANUARY 19, 2015
are probably wracking your brain to remember the 14th Amendment from your high school history class. Most of you (all of you?)
Edward Snowden: No Degree, Lied on His Resume, Promptly Hired for 122K a year.
JULY 1, 2013
Now his LinkedIn profile lists "Russian Federation" as his home country. Need proof? Ladies and Gentleman, I give you. Edward Snowden!!
Using the White House’s Resource Guide to Hiring People with Disabilities
MAY 27, 2015
In February of this year, the White House released a Resource Guide to Hiring People with Disabilities as a product of an initiative called Curb Cuts to the Middle Class. It’s easy to get connected with federally funded state and local employment programs for people with disabilities through the National Employment Team website.
Staff Development, Benefits & Compensation for Low-Wage Workers
APRIL 6, 2015
According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OCED), 25.3% of American workers are in low-wage jobs. 1 The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) states that in 2013, nearly two-thirds of workers in jobs that pay federal minimum wage or less are in the service industry. Why Low-Wage Workers Matter. Working Economics.
Is it illegal to recruit on Facebook?
NOVEMBER 23, 2010
Since the third party is the one searching Facebook, only it will see the information related to the candidate’s protected class status. Lisa D.
COBRA: The 21 Most Frequently Asked Questions
Sklover Working Wisdom
APRIL 20, 2011
ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES*: We are frequently asked questions about COBRA, the federal workplace law that is probably utilized by more employees than any other. The election notice must be provided in person or by first class mail within 14 days after the plan administrator receives notice that a qualifying event has occurred. Redd Foxx.
Universal pre-K is bad for everyone
FEBRUARY 17, 2013
We do not need our politicians to use their federal funding to denigrate the job of parenting any more than so much of society already does.
Part One: HR Basics for Small Businesses #hrbasics
JUNE 30, 2014
Your handbook should include your EEOC statement about not discriminating on the basis of protected classes as well as your policy against harassment.
How Following Industry News Can Boost Your Career
The Undercover Recruiter
NOVEMBER 10, 2012
Remember bringing news clips to class for discussion?) Following current events may seem like we’re time traveling back to elementary school.
Dr. Martin Luther King’s Economics: Through Jobs, Freedom
JANUARY 16, 2012
Why should those worth hundreds of millions pay tax at the same rate as those who are middle class? Martin Luther King Jr. He merely exists.”
my manager doesn’t want me to meet with clients unless I lose weight
Ask A Manager
AUGUST 5, 2014
Appearance and weight aren’t protected classes under federal law, and only a few jurisdictions in the U.S. A reader writes: I’m a 30-year-old woman, and I’m a size 10/12. I’m not obese by anyone’s standards – except for those of a New York modeling agency. It just doesn’t seem right to me.
Tired Of The Same Old Same Old? Try A Franchise!
OCTOBER 1, 2015
At the age of 51, Clouser received a six-month severance package, and the company made classes available to him to help him figure out his next stage.
Executive Job Search: Is NUNA (No Unemployed Need Apply) Illegal?
Executive Career Brand
MARCH 3, 2011
“The discrimination has to be against a “protected class – a group that has suffered discrimination based on a status it can’t change, like gender, race or age – or shouldn’t be forced to change, like religion. Executive Job Search: Is NUNA (No Unemployed Need Apply) Illegal? is a post from: Executive Career Brand.
Bullies Are Everywhere: Work, Home and Among Friends
JUNE 28, 2016
Angela (not her real name) was horrible to me in Mrs. Frazier’s 4th grade class. Sadly, there is no Federal anti-bullying law.
Can You Find a Job Without a College Degree?
MAY 8, 2011
In addition, because she works for a federal institution, she gets tuition reimbursement. Bill Gates never graduated from college. ’ .
Middle Age Unemployment: What Can You Do?
SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
But even middle-class people who might skate by on savings or a spouse’s income are jarred by an abrupt end to working life and to a secure retirement.
Three Ways to Leverage Your Internal Brand
MAY 20, 2013
Best-in-class companies, including Southwest, GE, Dell, IKEA, DHL Global Forwarding, American Express, Viacom, Beam, Chobani, DIAGEO, etc.
Will Lying at a Job Interview Come Back to Haunt Me?
OCTOBER 17, 2013
As it turned out, he had only a partial scholarship and graduated 76th in a class of 85. lies in every 15-minute job interview. Joey Trebif.
5 Different Jobs With An International Business Degree
FEBRUARY 13, 2013
If you found accounting interesting during your business classes, you can pursue a career as an international accountant. Management Analyst.
Connections, Customers, And Caring With NES Rentals
MAY 15, 2015
It’s the best of both worlds, and NES Rentals captures this very feeling. Take An Inside Look At NES Rentals. What does this mean for NES Rentals?
The Last Jobs Friday of 2015 Is a Good One – Mostly
JANUARY 8, 2016
Outside of the executive level and professional class, wages haven’t kept pace with cost of living increases – which means that even as people turn from discouraged to seeking, from underemployed to fully employed, many still struggle to make ends meet. One sector, however, continues to shrink markedly.
HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: American Jobs: Going, Going. (1/1)
JUNE 29, 2011
Corporations are escalating efforts to ship out jobs that pay well and build the middle class—and now they are aiming their axes at workers in the nation’s fast-growing white-collar sector. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile. Support Us.
Becoming A Sales Territory Manager With NES Rentals
JUNE 12, 2015
It’s the best of both worlds, and NES Rentals captures this very feeling. What does this mean for NES Rentals? Take An Inside Look At NES Rentals.
4 Things You Should Know About Background Checks
APRIL 26, 2011
She creates high-impact, best-in-class resumes and cover letters that transform job searches into interviews and ultimately job offers.
Illegal Workplace Discrimination? Here’s How to Tell
Sklover Working Wisdom
DECEMBER 28, 2012
Though not directly, our questions examined what possible motivations could the new Museum Director have to treat Janine like a third-class citizen, if not worse. First, are you a member of what is called a “ protected class ?” Are you certain your employer is aware of your being in a “protected class?” Roger Staubach. Period.
Jobs wanted, Harvard analysts suggest Rx for America’s unemployment doldrums
MARCH 11, 2012
The first surveys relied on federal and state census data to gauge the percentage of people unemployed at any point in the previous year.
5 Things You Should Know Before Becoming A Real Estate Agent
JUNE 12, 2014
After you complete any real estate classes and studies required in your jurisdiction, you then take a test and apply for licensing.
For The Love Of Food: An Inside Look At Sous Chef Jobs
OCTOBER 30, 2013
The American Culinary Federation (ACF) also sponsors a variety of apprenticeship programs that combine classroom learning with on-the-job training.
Why There Won't Be Youth Football in 20 Years.
MAY 23, 2014
You think you have legal problems at your company? You have issues. The NFL has problems. Workplace culture 101. Don''t watch if language bothers you.
Using Your Career Experience to Save Money
FEBRUARY 2, 2013
No matter how you cut it, college is expensive. Even attending a public university can cost more than $10,000 per year. Experience Equals Money.