Why Is Understanding Employment Law So Important?
MAY 24, 2011
Employment law is in place to guarantee a fair and safe working environment for employers and employees.
Preparing for Employment Law Changes
MAY 4, 2015
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
JANUARY 16, 2013
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
AUGUST 19, 2015
Are we, as human resources practitioners, up to speed with employment law? California employment law getting you down?
Steamed Employment Law Attorneys & Social Media
JULY 18, 2011
Employment Law Attorney, Facebook is not going away. Bottom line is that your employment law attorney really has no idea.
Alcoholism in the Workplace
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
Before we go any further, it needs to be said: every employee, every workplace and every situation is different. In 2012, 1.4
NY Domestic Violence Suit has Implications for Employers
NOVEMBER 19, 2015
Although Porter’s forced time off was paid, it isolated her from her team and disrupted her work life, and it singled her out as being unwelcome in the workplace. And with laws on accommodations varying from state to state, disclosure can be risky. When Domestic Violence Comes to the Workplace: The HR Challenge.
HR and Workplace Guide Tackling Employee Conversations That Stink
APRIL 26, 2016
Know company policy and applicable law. This alone could be enough to claim workplace discrimination. Every other employee was Hispanic.
Workplace Social Media CYA
NOVEMBER 28, 2011
There is no such thing as CYA in the workplace and especially social media. This is a 4 part series on Managing Your Social Media Mullet.
Just The Facts About Workplace Social Media
NOVEMBER 14, 2011
I’m pretty passionate about social media in the workplace. Last week I flew to New York City to speak at Jeff Pulver’s BrandsConf and this week I’m traveling to San Diego where I’m speaking and training a group of employment law attorneys on social media and its place in the workplace.
5 workplace laws your employer might be violating
Ask A Manager
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
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.
Age Discrimination — When Everyone is a Protected Class
MAY 16, 2011
Lawsuits in 2009 cost employers $72.1 It’s no secret that the recession changed how we view our talent and development strategies.
HR Best Practices: Going Beyond Minimum Requirements
JUNE 29, 2015
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
OCTOBER 2, 2011
States like Colorado and New York protect conduct outside of the workplace. Part 3 discussed disparate and adverse impact. And now part 5. .
Keeping Up with the Evolution of Technology in the Workplace #IHRIM2014
JUNE 4, 2014
So, what does this mean in the workplace? How are you evolving with technology in your workplace? Jumping on the Virtual Bandwagon.
Lifeguard Lessons: When to Break the Rules
JULY 15, 2012
It seems like a strange tale, but it can tell us some important information about being inflexible in the workplace. Employee Firing Gone Wrong.
Listen Up! How to be a Good Listener in the Workplace
NOVEMBER 27, 2013
Fast forward a few decades to my career in HR, which often involves employees venting and complaining about situations in the workplace.
Ep 44 – OSHA & the EEOC’s Take on Transgender in the Workplace
JULY 8, 2015
Episode 44: Talking About Transgenders in the Workplace with Mary Wright ( @hrgazette ). Mary Wright, employment law attorney walks us through the Occupational Health and Safety’s (OSHA) new best practices guide. Get Over it Guide to Transgenders in the Workplace. I blogged about my experience in 2011. Stitcher.
Yes, it’s legal … queries from a combined 13 years of blogging about the workplace
Ask A Manager
OCTOBER 25, 2013
Earlier this week, after the question here about whether it’s legal for your employer to make you clean up rat poo, Suzanne Lucas — Evil HR Lady — and I talked about how awesome it would be if we put together a book of all the fake employment laws that people think exist but actually don’t.
The EEOC’s $2 Million Same Sex Workplace Decision
APRIL 29, 2014
If you have been a reader of the blog for a while, you know my thoughts regarding being fired because you’re gay and transgenders in the workplace. Click here to visit Cornell University’s searchable database of recent employment law consent decrees. ” Workplace Harassment Isn’t Just About Sex.
your workplace holiday disasters
Ask A Manager
DECEMBER 25, 2016
In general, we are a sane, appropriate workplace where something like this would never happen on purpose.)” Every year before the party we’d get an email about how under employment law the party was an extension of the workplace and bad behaviour would not be tolerated etc. ” 2. ” 3. ” 4.
Top 5 #Workplace & #HR Blogs of the Week – Editor’s Choice
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
Each week on Blogging4Jobs we put together our top 5 workplace blogs and articles of the week. And now, our top 5 workplace and HR blogs of the week. Philadelphia Now Requires Breastfeed Protection For Employees from The Employer Handbook. Called the lactation law I’m thankful for laws like these. Read more.
Friday Five: What Will Trump Do First?
NOVEMBER 11, 2016
Eric Meyer argues that it won’t be so easy for reverse decisions on workplace discrimination and equal treatment.
Ep 100 – Frank Discussions About Sexual Harassment at Work & the Election
OCTOBER 19, 2016
According to a 2008 study by the Association of Women in Action, 54% of the respondents reported to have experienced some form of workplace sexual harassment. One thing is for certain, sexual harassment in the workplace is real, it’s common and it’s time for business leaders and the public to address and call for change.
7 Human Resources Competencies For the Modern HR Professional
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
Their list of competencies included four HR specific competencies which are 1) people, 2) Organization, 3) Workplace and 4) Strategy. Vision.
Managers & FLSA Laws Stifling Work Flex Adoption
JUNE 15, 2012
Work Flex time offered by 77 percent of workplaces (up from 66 percent in 2005). Read more about workplace flexibility terminology here.)Thirty
Hiring Discrimination Against Tattoos And Piercings
FEBRUARY 14, 2013
She asked me if I thought his tattoo might be hurting his chances of employment. She then shared that her son has a large tattoo on his face.
Why Tweeting About Getting High Isn’t a Good Idea at Work
NOVEMBER 16, 2011
They had an interesting social media workplace scenario come up that I thought I would share with my readers and let you help decide. maybe.
Discrimination, Contracts, & Compliance, Oh My! #ELBC is Here!
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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. That’s a big no no when it comes to dealing with discrimination in the workplace.
Paying Attention to Anthropologists May Be Important to HR
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
To many people this means paying attention to business news, perhaps some economic news, what is happening with demographics and employment law cases.
How Unions Are Skewing FLSA Changes to Win Organizing Campaigns
OCTOBER 27, 2015
Join me 10/29 at 12 PM CST to talk about a workplace communication strategy for 2016 FLSA changes by registering here.
TOO GOOD NOT TO SHARE: Jon Hyman and the EMPLOYER Bill of Rights.
OCTOBER 25, 2011
Jon Hyman at the Ohio Employer's Law Blog recently came across some opinion that suggested employees really don't have enough rights in America. He listed 15 huge classifications of laws that have been passed over the past 50 years protecting employees, then he went bat shit crazy on the author by riffing an EMPLOYER'S BILL OF RIGHTS.
Evil HR Lady
NOVEMBER 23, 2010
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 Petty Tyrant So, Ive written about workplace bullies before. ( Evil HR Lady Why am I evil? Need to fire someone?
The Top 10 Workology Podcast Episodes for HR and Recruitment Practitioners
AUGUST 10, 2016
It sets the tone and standard for the rest of the employee and employer relationship. 2 – Ep 57 – Using Strengths Finder in the Workplace.
If You Have Humans, You Need Human Resources
APRIL 26, 2016
Is it time to talk about the end of/death of/extermination with prejudice of HR again? Oh great! Some of it is our due. Compliance. Development.
The Internet Equalizer — The Smart Phone
AUGUST 3, 2011
Social media has been around since the Internet itself through forums, chat rooms, instant messenger, and even dating websites. A prediction of $11.6
The Basics of Labor Relations #hrbasics
JULY 1, 2014
Blogging4Jobs is bringing you a special two-week series on basics in the workplace. It’s information we all need to know. . Business
Monday Morning Quarterback: Would You Fire this Southwest Pilot?
JUNE 27, 2011
Just another thing you get paid to do in your career as a Human Resources, employment law, talent pool and workforce planning expert.
The Importance Of A Happy Workforce
MARCH 18, 2013
This is short term, and avoids the top reason for long term absence from the workplace – stress. Workplace careerFor the 4.8
10 Ways to Take Your Job Postings to the Next Level
MAY 31, 2016
You want to have a mix of employment and culture content along with information about the job, team and role. What is a Job Posting?