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Why Is Understanding Employment Law So Important?


Employment law is in place to guarantee a fair and safe working environment for employers and employees.

Preparing for Employment Law Changes


Last fall, Governor Jerry Brown signed California’s paid sick leave bill into law. Start with the text of the law itself.

The Pop Culture Employment Law Blog Carnival


Employment law blogs are a blog niche I’ve seen grow over the past two years, and I’m thankful for that. Employment Law 101.

Back to School: Employment Law Blog Carnival


Are we, as human resources practitioners, up to speed with employment law? California employment law getting you down?

Steamed Employment Law Attorneys & Social Media


Employment Law Attorney, Facebook is not going away. Bottom line is that your employment law attorney really has no idea.

The Era of Corporate Social Media Discrimination


Old laws.  Learn more about social media, employment law later this week in Part 2 of The Era of Corporate Social Media Discrimination.

Ep 67- EEOC Changes to GINA and Workplace Wellness Programs


Casey says the changes were missed by employers due to the proposed changes regarding the FLSA. You can connect with Casey Sipe on LinkedIn.

How the World Views HR


HR HR is PR HR manager human resource manager human resources human resources and employment lawHow can we change the perception of HR? 

How to Write Social Media Policies


Social media policies and guidelines don’t have to be complicated.  Social Media Policy Myths. Internet Usage. Social Media. Employee Code of Ethics.

Ep 85 – What Employers Need to Know About the FLSA Changes


Employers must begin following the new changes starting on December 1, 2016. Episode 85: What Employers Need to Know About the FLSA Changes with Casey Sipe ( @CLSEMPLOYERLAW ). They can’t answer emails or work from home unless the employer wants to pay overtime. The feedback the Department received helped shape the Final Rule.

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Part One: CA Discrimination Law and Web-Based Recruiting Practices #hrbasics


Mary Wright explains the HR pitfalls in the relationship between California discrimination law and web-based recruiting practices. Code Regs.

Part Two: CA Discrimination Law and Web-Based Recruiting Practices #hrbasics


Last week Mary Wright explained California discrimination law and its consideration of recruitment as a “term and condition of employment.”

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Part 2 — How to Write Social Media Policies


HR Social Media HR Blogger human resource blogger social media discrimination social media employment law social media policies social media policy

HR Best Practices: Going Beyond Minimum Requirements


Every year brings changes to employment laws. This can often mean going beyond what the law requires. HR employment law HR polic

Part 5 – The Era of Corporate Social Media Discrimination


Restrictions relating to employment activities of a particular employee or group of employees rather than all employees. And now part 5. .

6 Points in Time When an Employer Needs an Attorney

Evil HR Lady

No business owner starts out with the idea that he’s going to be the subject of an employment lawsuit. After all, very few owners have the intention of breaking any laws. Granted, there are some people who do have the intention of breaking the law, but they aren’t the type who will research best practices on the internet.).

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Lifeguard Lessons: When to Break the Rules


Balancing Employer and Employment Risk versus Reality. Employee Firing Gone Wrong. The only problem? Listen before acting.

Age Discrimination — When Everyone is a Protected Class


Lawsuits in 2009 cost employers $72.1 People are working later into their lives.  million.  years in 2050. So what does that mean for you?

Unemployment Survival Tips

Boomers Next Step

Age Bias Careers Job News Employment Law Severance package Unemployment benefitsLosing a job is one of the most unfortunate things one can ever experience. It can make you worry about lots of things such as your monthly bills, health insurance, and grocery stuffs.

Breastfeeding Breaks at Work: How Far Have We Really Come?

Career Solvers

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Workplace Social Media CYA


Business HR Social Media work corporate social media employment attorney social media employment law social media social media at work.

What Happens When You Hire an Employment Lawyer?

Evil HR Lady

But, did you know that employment law isn’t even covered on the multi-state bar exam? The good guy always wins, right? One Really.

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Part 4 — How to Write Social Media Policies


That is because an attorneys job is to advise you the employer on the current potential pitfalls and liabilities.  Front Line Manager Meetings.

Part 3 — How to Write Social Media Policies


These departments can share with your situations and scenarios they may have already encountered by having an online presence. Control.

Friday Five: What Will Trump Do First?


Top 10 Workplace Law Developments To Expect From The Trump Presidency. HR economy employment law immigration

What Kind of Lawyer Should I Hire For My Job Problem?

Evil HR Lady

You still need an employment attorney for employment issues. Hire an employment attorney that practices in your state.

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Should You Be Worried About Age Discrimination?

Boomers Next Step

Age Bias Careers Employment Labor and Employment Law linkedin resumeAlmost every client I work with who’s above the age of 40 asks the same question at some point: Do I need to make myself look younger on my resume? While I certainly encourage those.

5 workplace laws your employer might be violating

Ask A Manager

If you tend to assume that your employer understands labor law and always follows it … surprise! Many employers regularly violate employment law, either knowingly or unknowingly. And there are a few laws that are especially popular to break. law + orderYou may be wrong. At U.S.

7 Human Resources Competencies For the Modern HR Professional


Depending on our role within human resources, we are often cast as the expert on employment law, human resources and compliance topics.

Career Key Family Values and A Fresh Approach to Social Media

Career Key

Happy New Year from Career Key! I've got a fresh approach to blogging and social media that I'm excited about. We are a family-run business.

Episode 28 – FMLA, Workers’ Compensation & Disability Update


In the HR world, one area that is hard to keep up with is the employment law landscape and eligibility requirements especially in the areas that I call the Triple Threat which are ADA, FMLA and Workers’ Compensation. Employment Employment law attorneys, Eric B. It was extremely popular and our speakers, Eric B. Stitcher.

Hiring Discrimination Against Tattoos And Piercings

Career Realism

She asked me if I thought his tattoo might be hurting his chances of employment. I was honest with her and told her yes. Job Search career

Tips for Managing an HR Department of One


For anyone in HR, it is important to read about the latest HR and employment law trends. Prioritize. Build Your Resource Library.

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Discrimination, Contracts, & Compliance, Oh My! #ELBC is Here!


This week Blogging4Jobs has the pleasure of hosting the Employment Law Blog Carnival. Discrimination in the workplace, contract law, and keeping compliant are the choice topics for legal bloggers during this time of year. Thanks to Eric B Meyer at  The Employer Handbook  for this descriptive piece on two men, one purple nurple.

Paying Attention to Anthropologists May Be Important to HR


To many people this means paying attention to business news, perhaps some economic news, what is happening with demographics and employment law cases.

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The $404 Million Mistake: Why Startups Needs HR


California is particularly complicated for a number of reasons with regard to employment law. ” Dude, you really need HR.

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“Can a company selectively enforce non-compete agreements?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Another interesting note that I also know is that my employer has knowingly hired employees from competitors knowing that they also have non-competes. Answer : Dear Mike: Non-compete agreements are a very interesting – and very controversial – area of employment law. Des Moines, Iowa. Your question brings up several thoughts: 1.

If You Have Humans, You Need Human Resources


Is it time to talk about the end of/death of/extermination with prejudice of HR again? Oh great! I Some of it is our due. Compliance. Development.

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Beyond the Resume: The 7 Valuable Traits of a HR Professional


Advanced knowledge of Federal and State Employment Law. Human Resources certification (a preferred option for some). Business-minded.

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The New Overtime Rule May Still Be Upon Us: Are You (and Your Employees Ready)?

Water Cooler Wisdom

According to a new YouGov survey of over 1,200 American workers commissioned by my partner Canvas , only 17 percent of workers said their employers have fully explained the new rules, whereas 54 percent said their employer hasn’t mentioned the subject at all. Also, the salary threshold was to automatically update every three years.

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