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Amazon Studios’ The Boys Illustrates Potential Vicarious Liability for Employers

Warning: Contains spoilers for Amazon Studios’ The Boys. Within the past week or so, I started to watch an Amazon Studios television series called The Boys. Based on a comic book series of the same name, The Boys posits a world in which superheroes—referred to as “supes”—exist and are in the employ of global conglomerate […]

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Why Employers Should Stay Connected to Former Employees

Organizations like Deloitte, SAP, and Dell are implementing alumni associations and ex-employee networks to stay connected to their “colleagues for life.” And as many as 22% of the more than 60 respondents to a Conenza survey claimed that they have had alumni programs for at least 10 years.  

What Happens if You Don’t File Your EEO-1 Component 2 At All?

In part 1 of this article series, I was discussing the upcoming EEO-1 Component 2 deadline of September 30 with experts Mark Adams and Maggie Spell of Jones Walker LLP. Today, we continue that discussion by examining what happens if you find that you had submitted errors in your Component 1 while preparing your Component […]

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How HR Leaders Drive Innovation

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HR leaders shouldn’t underestimate the impact they can have on an organization. While they might spend a lot of time doing nitty-gritty tasks like ensuring document accuracy and keeping current with compliance updates, they can also play the critical role of driving innovation.

HR Works 73: What Will HR Look Like in 2025?

We know that employers spend a lot of time and energy on the entire employee lifecycle: from sourcing to onboarding straight through retention, engagement, and, of course, exit interviews. How can HR professionals grapple with that lifecycle if they can’t predict the terrain of the HR landscape 5 or even 10 years from now? In […]

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5 Critical Components Every Job Description Must Contain

In a part one of this article we featured the California Employment Law Letter’s take on the importance of a good job description. Today, we look at the key components every job description must contain.

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Wage and Hour: Is It Legal to Suspend an Employee Without Pay as a Form of Discipline?

QUESTION: My company often sends employees home without pay for various offenses, such as egregious dress code violations, insubordination, and slacking off. Sometimes, the employee is told to return the next day, and sometimes the suspension runs for a few days or more while we investigate. I wouldn’t want anyone to know I’m asking, but […]