Last year, GitHub appeared to be the perfect startup. Today? Not to much.
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An appeals court dresses down the EEOC for shoddy research — and for suing Kaplan for using the same method for rating job applicants as the EEOC itself.
The National Labor Relations Board recently ruled against a hospital that prohibited employees from making negative comments, but the board took no issue with the hospital’s ban on gossip, Jon Hyman writes. The ruling shows that a “narrowly drafted no-gossip policy may pass scrutiny by the NLRB,” Hyman writes.
If you are an HR professional responsible for making hiring decisions, you have probably heard the term adverse action. In fact, the term is a significant one with serious implications, and it’s in your company’s best interest to understand those implications fully. We’ve got the straightforward explanation you’ve been looking for to provide a clearer […]
If you’re trying to find out more about a job candidate before you hire, make sure you know what’s legal and what’s not.
Northwestern University football players were given the right to form college sports’ first labor union in a ruling that could seismically change the $16 billion business of top-level university athletics.
The U.S. Supreme Court decided in favor of the Obama administration in a dispute over taxes on severance compensation, overturning a lower court decision that could have forced the IRS to refund more than $1 billion.
McDonald’s Corp workers in three U.S. states filed lawsuits this week against the fast-food chain, alleging it is stealing wages by forcing them to work off the clock.
Web developers and engineers on the spammy economics of tech recruitment emails
Probably, but they should consult their legal teams first.
This employee tried to get creative on how to quit her job. How he responded made my jaw drop.
A National Football League cheerleader has filed a lawsuit that says the Oakland Raiders failed to pay her the minimum wage and illegally withheld her paycheck until the season ended. The lawsuit should serve as a reminder to employers to be mindful of pay periods and to avoid unintentionally paying workers less than minimum wage, […]
Adult dental care was not included as one of the Affordable Care Act’s essential health benefits, but many employers continue to offer the option of purchasing dental benefits, and many employees opt for coverage, says Wayne Emery, executive for employee benefits at insurance consulting firm Hylant. Some experts say the law will eventually require adult […]