Let’s talk about something we all know and love—performance appraisals. Is there anything that gets HR pros, supervisors, and employees alike more excited than the chance to discuss strengths and achievements, areas for improvement, and goals for the future?
<p>If you struggle with understanding whether you must accommodate an employee with a mental disorder, you're not alone. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) can become a tricky labyrinth to navigate, and now the maze has gotten even more complicated. </p>
| Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
Collective wage and hour suits can turn relatively small and inexpensive problems into very large and very expensive ones, but there may be a technique that makes the collective action moot, says attorney Deanna Brinkerhoff.
| Monday, March 10th, 2014
Wage and hour litigation is heating up—partly because attorneys have figured out that even for small cases, in which the client-employee may get $1,000, the attorney can collect $15,000 in attorneys’ fees, says attorney Deanna Brinkerhoff.
| Saturday, March 8th, 2014
Why perform background checks? The primary reason is to protect your employees, clients/customers, suppliers and anyone who interacts with your employees. You have a duty to provide a safe working environment. Done legally, background checks can be an effective screening tool to find relevant information about job candidates. And employers have a duty to provide a safe workplace.