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  • Why manual PTO tracking puts you at risk [Video]

    Why manual PTO tracking puts you at risk [Video]

    Many small firms use manual processes for tracking their staffs' paid time off and attendance. They assume that because they have a modestly sized group, it's manageable.
    - 25 May 17, 1:34pm -
  • Keep calm and comply on: Preparing for HR change in the face of uncertainty

    Keep calm and comply on: Preparing for HR change in the face of uncertainty

    With a new administration come uncertainty, questions and concerns. Here's how to navigate those complexities and maintain compliance The rapid shifts unfolding for employers this year are bringing concern, confusion and co…
    - 1 May 17, 9:49am -
  • It's time for HR professionals to stop doing administrative tasks

    It's time for HR professionals to stop doing administrative tasks

    When HR professionals spend most of their days bogged down by tedious, time-consuming and tactical tasks, the organization as a whole suffers It's hard to innovate and improve when you're drowning in dysfunction.  Most emp…
    - 3 Apr 17, 10:06am -
  • Why technology isn't enough for HR departments [Video]

    Why technology isn't enough for HR departments [Video]


    - 31 Mar 17, 4:48pm -
  • 6 Questions to Ask HR Technology Providers

    6 Questions to Ask HR Technology Providers

    The strategic relationship you have with your HR technology provider can be as important as the technology itself.  Are you thinking about investing in a new HR technology? You certainly aren't alone.  More and more, organi…
    - 27 Mar 17, 2:37pm -
  • 3 Ways HR Impacts your Organization's Bottom Line

    3 Ways HR Impacts your Organization's Bottom Line

    HR functions play a pivotal role in the performance and success of an organization. When it comes to meeting your business goals and moving the organization toward its bottom line, it's important to make sure you are optimizin…
    - 20 Mar 17, 10:06am -
  • 5 Ways for Non Profits To Control Employee Benefit Costs

    5 Ways for Non Profits To Control Employee Benefit Costs

    As not-for-profit organizations are increasingly scrutinized for their finances and fundraising efficiency, many seek to control administrative costs. Since employee administration, including benefits, is among the top expenses for organizations,…
    - 13 Mar 17, 3:04am -
  • [VIDEO] The 3 Benefits Employees Want Most in 2017

    [VIDEO] The 3 Benefits Employees Want Most in 2017

    With the recruitment landscape growing increasingly competitive, it's important for employers to offer employees the benefits they want most. Discover the three benefits employees want most. 
    - 11 Mar 17, 2:00pm -
  • Optimizing the onboarding experience

    Optimizing the onboarding experience

    Onboarding is not a one-time process - it needs consistent and continuous improvements. Improve onboarding to increase retention Employers shouldn't just view onboarding as something that happens within the first few weeks of…
    - 6 Mar 17, 8:39am -
  • Creating a more connected, integrated HR environment

    Creating a more connected, integrated HR environment

    The world of human resources is constantly changing and expanding. As it does, it is also growing more complex.   HR professionals have no shortage of concerns to deal with on a daily basis. From payroll to compensation, t…
    - 1 Mar 17, 11:18am -

Compensation Today

  • Introducing the Spring 2013 Software Release

    Introducing the Spring 2013 Software Release

    PayScale’s Spring 2013 software release includes several updates that improve user experience and provide advanced analytics unavailable anywhere else. To follow are the highlights from PayScale’s Spring 2013 release.
    - 25 Mar 13, 7:57pm -
  • CFO Corner: Say on Pay Campaigning and the 97% Rule

    CFO Corner: Say on Pay Campaigning and the 97% Rule

    Say on Pay is a big concern for companies, but mainly because so many have done so little to provide real communication and evidence to support their pay practices. We will continue to see compensation design move to a more performance-based model as…
    - 21 Mar 13, 4:14pm -
  • The DOs and DONT's of Cutting Compensation Costs

    The DOs and DONT's of Cutting Compensation Costs

    If you're experiencing the pressure to cut costs, you're not alone. The recent sequestering on the federal budget is the perfect example of making difficult decisions to make ends meet. When those tough decisions need to be made, chances are, you're…
    - 21 Mar 13, 11:32am -
  • Pricing to the Employee vs. Pricing to the Job

    Pricing to the Employee vs. Pricing to the Job

    For some cases, job pricing to the employee may work and make a certain amount of sense, but I tend to focus first and foremost on pricing to the job. Which way works best? Is it better to take a blended approach?
    - 20 Mar 13, 3:29pm -
  • Michelle Obama Says to Hire a U.S. Veteran

    Michelle Obama Says to Hire a U.S. Veteran

    U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama urged companies to hire more veterans last week. The unemployment rate of those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan is nearly two points higher than the national average, at 9.4 percent. While it’s admirable to hire ve…
    - 18 Mar 13, 10:30am -
  • CFO Corner: Is Your Economic Glass Half-full or Half-empty?

    CFO Corner: Is Your Economic Glass Half-full or Half-empty?

    No one said the road to economic recovery would be easy, but overall we seem to be headed for greener pastures. There are definite signals of economic optimism in businesses even though not all economists are forecasting sunshine and rainbows.
    - 15 Mar 13, 10:30am -
  • 8 New FMLA Changes You Need to Know

    8 New FMLA Changes You Need to Know

    Several new changes to the Family Medical Leave Act went into effect last week on March 8. The most pertinent is the requirement to post the updated FMLA poster, which informs employees of the updated FMLA rules. There are also several forms that hav…
    - 13 Mar 13, 5:10pm -
  • Equity Compensation – Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), Downside Protection with a Couple Downsides

    Equity Compensation – Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), Downside Protection with a Couple Downsides

    In spite of the downsides, RSUs are a great tool. Because they do not require the immediate issuance of stock, companies can avoid creating instant shareholders and paying ongoing dividends. If the individual leaves with unvested units, the company c…
    - 7 Mar 13, 4:18pm -
  • Benefit Considerations for an Aging Workforce

    Benefit Considerations for an Aging Workforce

    Providing retirement options for an aging workforce is beneficial because they typically have a great deal of industry knowledge and are hard workers. When you provide options for your older workers, they are more likely to stay.
    - 6 Mar 13, 4:21pm -
  • Offering Guidance to Federal Contractors, Post Rescission

    Offering Guidance to Federal Contractors, Post Rescission

    The rescission of the “Compensation Standards” and “Voluntary Guidelines” by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) leaves federal contractors with less guidance about how to comply with non-discrimination requirements out…
    - 5 Mar 13, 4:27pm -

DiversityInc

Employment Matters Blog

  • The Bubbler – September 2018

    The Bubbler – September 2018

    Welcome to this month’s edition of the Bubbler! Now that fall is fast approaching we’re refreshing your memory of some key recent developments as we head into the new season: Massachusetts’s new non-compete reform law lays out specific rules an…
    - 12 Sep 18, 12:21pm -
  • Avoiding Unexpected Liability for Former Employees’ Medical Expenses
    Adherence to the COBRA health care continuation rules is not always high on an employer’s list of priorities. Compliance is often “outsourced,” and even when handled “in-house,” it rarely consumes much attention. A recent case, Hager v. DBG…
    - 12 Sep 18, 10:50am -
  • Reminder for NYC Employers: Sexual Harassment Compliance Begins Tomorrow!
    Now that Labor Day is behind us, we are looking ahead to the various compliance deadlines facing New York State and New York City employers this fall. As a reminder, beginning tomorrow, September 6, 2018, all New York City employers are required to …
    - 5 Sep 18, 6:48pm -
  • FLSA Collective Action Provision, Too, Does Not Make Mandatory Bilateral Arbitration Agreements Unenforceable
    In our sister blog, ADR: Advice from the Trenches, Gil Samberg explains the Sixth Circuit’s ruling, applying the Supreme Court’s reasoning in the recent Epic Systems case, that the “collective action” provision of the FLSA does not render a…
    - 30 Aug 18, 2:43pm -
  • New York State Department of Labor Releases Draft Sexual Harassment Prevention Materials
    The New York State Department of Labor (DOL), in consultation with the New York State Division of Human Rights (DHR), has released drafts of its model sexual harassment prevention policy, complaint form, and harassment prevention training program. In…
    - 27 Aug 18, 12:30pm -
  • #MeToo and the Need for an Investigative Process
    The #MeToo movement has galloped through both private industry and the public sector leaving many accused of wrongdoing, but with no clear process to confirm whether the accusations are true. The consequences of this collective rush to judgment by em…
    - 19 Aug 18, 7:07pm -
  • NYC #MeToo Update: Sexual Harassment Poster and Employee Fact Sheet Just Released
    Earlier this year, we wrote about the sweeping legislative changes enacted by New York State and New York City aimed at preventing workplace sexual harassment in the wake of #MeToo. Now, the NYC Commission on Human Rights has released guidance on the…
    - 17 Aug 18, 12:06pm -
  • New Massachusetts Non-Compete Law Goes Into Effect October 1, 2018
    Non-compete reform has come to Massachusetts, with wide-ranging legal and practical implications for any employers with workers in Massachusetts. Employers have just six weeks to consider and adopt a new approach to non-compete agreements for their w…
    - 14 Aug 18, 10:52am -
  • The Bubbler – August 2018

    The Bubbler – August 2018

    We want to dedicate our August Bubbler feature to our readers, who have helped Mintz’s blog achieve such an august reputation. This month’s namesake (Emperor Caesar Augustus) would have been proud to see all of the activity out of the Empire Stat…
    - 8 Aug 18, 10:45am -
  • Massachusetts Non-Compete Legislation Awaiting Governor Baker’s Signature
    Employers in Massachusetts are watching closely as a non-compete bill was recently passed by the Legislature and is now on Governor Baker’s desk. Currently slated to take effect on October 1, 2018, the law will significantly impact the drafting, im…
    - 8 Aug 18, 9:47am -

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HRMorning

  • 2020 trends: More employers offering paid parental leave
    The 14th largest private company in the U.S. announced Nov. 7 that it now offers six weeks of paid parental leave to most of its 28,000 employees following the birth or adoption of a child. Pilot Flying J’s “gender-neutral” leave benefit is ava…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Nov 19, 3:11pm -
  • Compliance check from legal experts: Policy changes you need to make before 2020
    The new year is rapidly approaching, which means it’s the perfect time to review your policies and make the necessary adjustments. There were a lot of new employment trends in 2019, and 2020 will bring even more compliance changes. Whether it’s l…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Nov 19, 11:41am -
  • 5 Critical HR Skills Every Manager Needs to Know
    The Human Resources department can get a bad rap. But you can benefit as a manager from their guidance and advice. Here are 5 critical HR skills every manager should know.Click to continue »The post 5 Critical HR Skills Every Manager Needs to Kno…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Nov 19, 9:35am -
  • Help workers transition from employer coverage to Medicare
    The transition from employer coverage to Medicare usually happens while the employee is still on the payroll, so the job often falls to HR to help employees navigate this critical change.Click to continue »The post Help workers transition from emp…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Nov 19, 9:57am -
  • Handling the tricky questions in FMLA intermittent leave
    Intermittent FMLA leave is a giant thorn in the side of HR people everywhere. But not all intermittent leave requests are equal. Here’s a look at some of the most common scenarios, and how to handle them.Click to continue »The post Handling the…
    - 11 days ago, 8 Nov 19, 12:49pm -
  • The key to engaging employees who seek fulfillment through work
    It's the employee's responsibility to find fulfillment in their work, but when that doesn't happen, the brunt of the consequences fall on the employer.Click to continue »The post The key to engaging employees who seek fulfillment through work appe…
    - 13 days ago, 6 Nov 19, 12:45pm -
  • 4 Ways to Create Effective Sexual Harassment Training
    Traditional sexual harassment training programs tend to focus on the wrong issues and fail to correct the cultural atmosphere that leads to harassment.Click to continue »The post 4 Ways to Create Effective Sexual Harassment Training appeared first…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Nov 19, 1:18pm -
  • Why hire a health coach? It cuts costs, keeps employees healthy
    Companies are experimenting with health coaches to encourage engagement in wellness programsClick to continue »The post Why hire a health coach? It cuts costs, keeps employees healthy appeared first on HR Morning.
    - 19 days ago, 31 Oct 19, 9:50am -
  • 7 things employees get wrong about ‘wrongful termination’
    There are a large number of myths and misconceptions concerning wrongful termination. Here are the top seven myths about wrongful termination many employees hold.Click to continue »The post 7 things employees get wrong about ‘wrongful terminatio…
    - 20 days ago, 30 Oct 19, 10:17am -
  • Five key steps to becoming a true ‘People Company’
    Employees are the most important asset in any company, and firms would do well to optimize the employee experience.Click to continue »The post Five key steps to becoming a true ‘People Company’ appeared first on HR Morning.
    - 21 days ago, 29 Oct 19, 2:56pm -
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  • Takeaway from Philly: The knowing-doing gap is everywhere

    Takeaway from Philly: The knowing-doing gap is everywhere

    At the recent Work, Stress and Health Conference in Philadelphia, it took three keynote programs and a panel discussion for me to finally reach my “duh” moment: We have so much of the knowledge and understanding we need to create healthier, happi…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Nov 19, 9:04pm -
  • Presented in Philly: “The Gradual But Inevitable March Toward Enacting Workplace Anti-Bullying Laws in the United States”

    Presented in Philly: “The Gradual But Inevitable March Toward Enacting Workplace Anti-Bullying Laws in the United States”

    I just spent several days at the biennial Work, Stress and Health Conference, held this year in Philadelphia. The conference is co-sponsored by the American Psychological Association, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and the…
    - 8 days ago, 10 Nov 19, 9:11pm -
  • In praise of the liberal arts: Leadership training is fine, but more importantly, we need more educated leaders

    In praise of the liberal arts: Leadership training is fine, but more importantly, we need more educated leaders

    Lots of management degree programs, professional seminars, and personal coaching services offer instruction and guidance in leadership training and development. That’s all fine and good, but what we really need is the nurturing of better, wiser, mo…
    - 22 days ago, 28 Oct 19, 2:31pm -
  • Freedom from Workplace Bullies Week 2019: All in a week’s work

    Freedom from Workplace Bullies Week 2019: All in a week’s work

    This is Freedom From Workplace Bullies Week, and here in Massachusetts, we’ve got some promising news to report: The Massachusetts Healthy Workplace Bill (Senate No. 1072, Sen. Paul Feeney, lead sponsor) has been reported favorably out of the Join…
    - 32 days ago, 18 Oct 19, 11:29am -
  • Man faced surgery, while bullying co-workers bet on his survival chances and gave him a toe tag

    Man faced surgery, while bullying co-workers bet on his survival chances and gave him a toe tag

    His name was Charlie Bowlby. As reported by Peter Salter for the Lincoln (Nebraska) Journal Star (link here), he was a divorced, single, middle-aged guy whose life often “revolved around music.” Bowlby shared much of his life on Facebook: Almost…
    - 41 days ago, 9 Oct 19, 1:41am -
  • MTW Newsstand: October 2019

    MTW Newsstand: October 2019

    Every month, the “MTW Newsstand” brings you a curated selection of articles relevant to work, workers, and workplaces. Whenever possible, the materials are freely accessible. Here are this month’s offerings: Eric Kuelker, “How Psychological I…
    - 47 days ago, 3 Oct 19, 3:33pm -
  • Applying Psychological First Aid to workplace bullying and mobbing

    Applying Psychological First Aid to workplace bullying and mobbing

    Is Psychological First Aid a useful tool for coaches, union representatives, employee assistance program specialists, lawyers and legal workers, peer group facilitators, and others who are providing support to those who have experienced workplace bul…
    - 51 days ago, 29 Sep 19, 11:43am -
  • MTW Revisions: September 2019

    MTW Revisions: September 2019

    In this regular feature, each month I’m reviewing some of the 1,700+ entries to this blog since 2008 and opting to revise and update several of them. I hope that readers find the revised posts useful and interesting. Here are this month’s selecti…
    - 64 days ago, 16 Sep 19, 12:14am -
  • 3 Questions for Linda Crockett, founder of the Alberta Bullying Research, Resources, Recovery Centre, Inc.

    3 Questions for Linda Crockett, founder of the Alberta Bullying Research, Resources, Recovery Centre, Inc.

    Linda Crockett is the founder of the Alberta Bullying Research, Resources, Recovery Centre, Inc. (ABRC) in Alberta, Canada.  She is a clinical social worker, therapist, trainer, and advocate with a deep commitment to the workplace anti-bullying move…
    - 71 days ago, 9 Sep 19, 10:11am -
  • MTW Newsstand: September 2019

    MTW Newsstand: September 2019

    Every month, the “MTW Newsstand” brings you a curated selection of articles relevant to work, workers, and workplaces. Whenever possible, the materials are freely accessible. Here are this month’s offerings: “Study shows workplace bullying ri…
    - 78 days ago, 2 Sep 19, 9:13am -

Nolo's Employment Law Blog

  • Overtime, Independent Contractor Status on Regulatory Agenda for Department of Labor
    A couple of weeks ago, the federal Department of Labor announced its regulatory agenda for the immediate future. The DOL does this twice a year, and the announcement indicates what its rulemaking and enforcement priorities will be. The Wage and Hour…
    - 16 Jun 14, 12:55pm -
  • Noncompete Madness

    Noncompete Madness

    Here in California, we don’t have to give much thought to noncompete agreements: contracts by which, typically, an employee agrees not to go work for a competitor or start a competing business for a certain period of time after leaving a job with t…
    - 9 Jun 14, 10:01am -
  • How Does COBRA Work With Obamacare?

    How Does COBRA Work With Obamacare?

    Last week, the federal Department of Labor issued proposed regulations dealing with COBRA notices. The regulatory proposal is quite uninteresting: Basically, the administration is removing the model notices from the Code of Federal Regulations and pr…
    - 12 May 14, 11:34am -
  • Where Do Employers Get Sued the Most?

    Where Do Employers Get Sued the Most?

    According to a very interesting article in the Insurance Journal, employers are most likely to be sued by current or former employees in California, Illinois, Alabama, Mississippi, and the District of Columbia. I’m sure no one is surprised by that…
    - 7 May 14, 12:04pm -
  • Is it Retaliation to Cut Employee Hours to Avoid Obamacare Mandate?

    Is it Retaliation to Cut Employee Hours to Avoid Obamacare Mandate?

    After a couple of delays, the employer mandate portion of Obamacare is now scheduled to take effect at the beginning of 2015. At least, a partial mandate is scheduled to start then for some employers. Companies with at least 100 employees will have t…
    - 28 Apr 14, 11:31am -
  • EEOC Issues Q&A on Religious Accommodation
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued the latest in its question-and-answer series, Religious Garb and Grooming Requirements in the Workplace: Rights and Responsibilities. I am a big fan of the EEOC’s Q&As on various di…
    - 7 Apr 14, 12:20pm -
  • Supreme Court: Severance Pay is Subject to FICA Tax

    Supreme Court: Severance Pay is Subject to FICA Tax

    Last week, the Supreme Court decided a case about how severance pay must be treated for tax purposes. The employer in the case (United States v. Quality Stores) had declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The employer provided severance pay in two programs:…
    - 1 Apr 14, 11:35am -
  • Overtime Changes? Not So Fast

    Overtime Changes? Not So Fast

    A couple of weeks ago, news outlets across the country were sounding the alarm — or singing Hail to the Chief — over what many of them referred to as an “order” or a “new rule” from President Obama about overtime. What actually happened i…
    - 26 Mar 14, 11:35am -
  • Fired for Jury Duty

    Fired for Jury Duty

    One New York employer thought it had a bright idea: Lay off an employee who is called to serve on a jury, allow her to collect unemployment, then decide, once the trial is over, whether to offer her job back. That’s how the New York Times described…
    - 11 Mar 14, 2:58pm -
  • Another Delay for the Employer Mandate

    Another Delay for the Employer Mandate

    Another day, another delay in implementing the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare). Originally, the employer mandate — the part of the law requiring employers with at least 50 employees to provide affordable coverage to their full-time em…
    - 14 Feb 14, 11:52am -

SmartHR

  • newThe Critical Link Between Effective Training and Retention

    The Critical Link Between Effective Training and Retention

    Employee training and development efforts are an important part of many organizations’ business strategies, and for good reason. Effective employee training can increase employee effectiveness by teaching them new skills and processes. But employee…
    - 24 hours ago, 18 Nov 19, 5:00am -
  • newEmployees Looking for More than Ping-Pong Tables

    Employees Looking for More than Ping-Pong Tables

    Exciting and fun benefits like Ping-Pong® tables might be taking a backseat­—at least, that’s what one expert believes. Amy Ouellette is the Director of Retirement Services at Betterment for Business and thinks that employees and candidates are…
    - 24 hours ago, 18 Nov 19, 5:00am -
  • newPersonality Assessments Aren’t Just Limited to Recruiting

    Personality Assessments Aren’t Just Limited to Recruiting

    Are you using personality assessments during the recruiting process? If so, are you using them for anything else? While these assessments are great for seeing whether a candidate would be a good fit for your company, you would get more bang for your…
    - 24 hours ago, 18 Nov 19, 5:00am -
  • newBest Practices for Helping Employees Who Suffer from Addiction

    Best Practices for Helping Employees Who Suffer from Addiction

    According to research, nearly 50% of companies reported that alcohol abuse was present among their employees and that around 32% of their employees were addicted to prescription drugs. Such research reveals how addiction in the modern-day workplace i…
    - 24 hours ago, 18 Nov 19, 5:00am -
  • newAttract and Retain Talent by Building a Performance Culture

    Attract and Retain Talent by Building a Performance Culture

    Attracting top talent and building a high-performing culture are the most important elements in a company’s success. High-potential employees need to be challenged to learn, grow, and use their “superpowers” to propel your business forward. To…
    - 24 hours ago, 18 Nov 19, 5:00am -
  • Developing a Diverse Workforce Takes More Than Recruiting

    Developing a Diverse Workforce Takes More Than Recruiting

    Recent years have seen organizations focus their diversity efforts on recruiting, as high-level executives have come to see how diversity benefits the bottom line, and—perhaps even more importantly—is the right thing to do. But recruitment alone…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Nov 19, 5:00am -
  • What is the Accountability Gap?

    What is the Accountability Gap?

    What is an accountability gap, and why should HR leaders care about it? An accountability gap is a way to describe someone should be doing something, but they’re not being held accountable for doing it for one reason or another. There can be accoun…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Nov 19, 5:00am -
  • ‘Why Are There No HR Professional Role Models?’ and Other Musings

    ‘Why Are There No HR Professional Role Models?’ and Other Musings

    A new generation of HR professionals have already entered the workforce and they bring with them a new set of strategies and sensibilities. Meet Pearlie Oni, Senior Manager of Employee Experience at RedPeg Marketing. In today’s column, we discuss e…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Nov 19, 5:00am -
  • 3 Key Elements to Create an Innovative Culture at Your Company

    3 Key Elements to Create an Innovative Culture at Your Company

    “Innovation” has become one of the most important buzzwords in 21st-century business. Every company wants to be an “innovative” company nowadays. But just as with so many other buzzwords, sometimes a trend becomes so popular that it almost be…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Nov 19, 5:00am -
  • Poor Assessments Are Harming Your Business and Your Workers

    Poor Assessments Are Harming Your Business and Your Workers

    Any L&D professional worth his or her salt will understand the benefits of proper assessments: They guarantee a level of competence among the workforce, and they also represent an investment in the human capital that makes the company run smoothly. H…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Nov 19, 5:00am -

Workplace Prof Blog

  • ILO Conference on the Future of Global Labor Rights
    Thanks to Tequila Brooks for sending information about Continuing the Struggle: The ILO Centenary and the Future of Global Worker Rights. The conference will be November 21-22, 2019, at Georgetown University. rb
    - 11 days ago, 8 Nov 19, 12:12pm -
  • New Book: NAFTA & NAALC
    Congratulations to Tequila Brooks and Lance Compa (emeritus, Cornell ILR) on the publication of the second edition of NAFTA and NAALC: Twenty-Five Years of North American Trade - Labour Linkage (Wolters Kluwer 2019)! The book is an excellent resource…
    - 13 days ago, 6 Nov 19, 11:30am -
  • Symposium: International Trade, Worker Rights, and Development
    Thanks to Tequila Brooks for forwarding an announcement from Desiree (LeClercq) Ganz about this upcoming symposium at American University - Washington College of Law. The symposium, on International Trade, Development, and Worker Rights, will be on T…
    - 27 days ago, 22 Oct 19, 6:51pm -
  • Guest Post by Jack Harrison: Oral Argument in Title VII LGBT Cases Offers Few Clues on How SCOTUS Might Rule
    Thanks to Jack Harrison (NKU-Chase) this terrific guest post: Aimee Stephens, a transgender woman who worked as a funeral director, began her employment at Harris Funeral Home presenting as male, the sex she to which she was assigned at birth....
    - 28 days ago, 22 Oct 19, 11:50am -
  • Report: European Corporate Investment and Workers' Rights in the American South
    The AFL-CIO released today the above-titled report, authored by Lance Compa (retired Cornell ILR; currently visiting at San Diego Law): Multinational corporations based in Europe have accelerated their foreign direct investment in the Southern states…
    - 29 days ago, 21 Oct 19, 11:48am -
  • Untitled
    César Rosado writes to tell us about an upcoming symposium at Chicago-Kent on Thursday, November 14, 2019: Alt-Labor Law: The State of the Law of the New Labor Movement. Here's a schedule of the symposium; here's a description: This proposed...
    - 29 days ago, 21 Oct 19, 11:39am -
  • Free to Retaliate?
    More self-promotion. Just posted on SSRN: Retaliation and Requesting Religion Accommodation Abstract A recent Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals decision on an issue of first impression suggests that requests for reasonable accommodation of religious pr…
    - 31 days ago, 19 Oct 19, 5:34am -
  • Casting All Shreds of Modesty Aside...
    Some readers might be interested in a symposium the Seton Hall Law Review is sponsoring about my work. Scheduled for November 1, it really has a star-studded collection of scholars discussing various aspects of the topics I've written on for...
    - 38 days ago, 12 Oct 19, 10:01am -
  • Participate in SEALS Labor & Employment Law Panels
    The Southeastern Association of Law Schools is now accepting panel proposals for its 2020 conference. For anyone who typically goes to SEALS, you know that there are typically several labor and employment law panels, in large part thanks to the...
    - 40 days ago, 10 Oct 19, 8:09am -
  • Ajunwa in NYT on Algorithmic Discrimination
    Ifeoma Ajunwa (Cornell I.L.R.) published an op-ed in yesterday's New York Times about the discriminatory use of algorithms in the hiring process. Ifeoma has done a ton of great work on algorithmic discrimination -- it's great that she's taking it...
    - 41 days ago, 9 Oct 19, 8:16am -

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