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5 Solutions to Fix EEOC’s Concerns with Background Checks
www.employeescreen.com

It’s time for the EEOC to stop focusing on employers’ use of background checks and instead tackle the real underlying issues leading to discrimination.

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Airlines Keep Passengers Safe with Employment Background Checks
www.employeescreen.com

At a cruising altitude of 30,000 feet, airline passengers want to rest easy knowing that they are in good hands and will safely make it to their destination.

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You’re Wasting Your Time With Reference Checks
www.profitguide.com

Candidate-supplied references are usually nothing more than glowing reviews. There are smarter ways to see if someone will fit.

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Mad mom sues over denial of breast-feeding accommodation at job
www.bostonglobe.com

A mother in New Hampshire is suing her former employer over its decision to deny her permission to leave the office every day in order to breast-feed her son. The woman was fired after she failed to return to work when her maternity leave ended. Employers must accommodate breast-feeding mothers by allowing them to pump […]

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Best-Paid Women in S&P 500 Settle for Less Remuneration
www.bloomberg.com

Even the few women who’ve managed to advance to the C-suite don’t get equal pay.

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How To Fire People
www.businessinsider.com

Former Netflix Chief Talent Officer Patty McCord explains the best way to fire people who aren’t performing up to par: No more six-month improvement plans.

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How To Get Sued By Your Employees
smallbiztrends.com

A list of things you should never do or you’ll find yourself being sued by your employees. Avoiding lawsuits should be a high priority for small companies.

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How recent Supreme Court rulings will affect HR
www.hreonline.com

The U.S. Supreme Court this week ruled on two cases involving workplace discrimination, and on Wednesday struck down the Defense of Marriage Act. The first two rulings should be viewed as victories for employers, because they could help avoid discrimination claims, experts say. The third ruling will complicate employee benefits administration, particularly in states that […]

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Justices narrow scope for workplace discrimination
www.usatoday.com

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that employment discrimination can only be pinned on a supervisor who has the ability to hire and fire, not merely direct workplace assignments.

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Judge Rules That Movie Studio Should Have Been Paying Interns
finance.yahoo.com

Fox Searchlight Pictures should have paid production interns who worked on the film “Black Swan,” according to a federal judge. The interns essentially acted as regular employees, as there was little educational value from the studio’s internship program, the judge ruled.

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Japan’s passive-aggressive way of forcing out workers
ajw.asahi.com

Rather than fire their worst workers, some Japanese companies are allegedly sending them to “banishment rooms,” where they’re given meaningless tasks such as staring at a TV monitor for 10 hours a day. The practice — reportedly in place at Hitachi, Sony, Toshiba and Panasonic — is meant to drive workers to quit of their […]

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Red Circling = Regulatory Red Flag?
www.compensationcafe.com

Have you ever tried to do the right thing, only to have it end in disaster? That’s exactly what can happen if your red circling policy goes wrong. (By way of background, red circled employees are those that are paid more than the maximum of the salary range for their job) I came across an […]

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Affordable Care Act Contributing to to Increase in Part-Timers
www.kansascity.com

About one-third of all U.S. part-timers, or almost 8 million workers, say they’re involuntarily in such jobs, reports the U.S. Department of Labor. Avoidance of health care provisions under the Affordable Care Act and weak business conditions are among the reasons cited for the increasing use of part-time workers.

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Lawmakers seek to bar bosses from asking for Facebook passwords – The Hill’s Hillicon Valley
thehill.com

Dozens of House lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday that would bar employers from asking for their workers’ passwords to Facebook or other social media accounts. The Password Protection Act, authored by Reps.

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