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Healthcare Employers Have Options Despite Nationwide Halt to CMS Vax Mandate

A Louisiana federal district court has issued a nationwide injunction barring the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) from enforcing its COVID-19 vaccine mandate for healthcare workers. How We Got Here On Monday, November 29, a federal judge in Missouri enjoined the CMS from enforcing the vaccine mandate. The court, however, limited the injunction’s […]

Court Blocks Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate in 3 States

On Tuesday, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky issued a preliminary injunction blocking enforcement of the federal contractor COVID-19 vaccine mandate in Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee.

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Three Key Hiring Mistakes Recruiters Can No Longer Afford

In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, recruiters had it pretty good. With widespread unemployment, millions of Americans were looking for work, often desperately. Recruiters not only had more applicants than they knew what to do with; they also had all the leverage in the recruitment and hiring process. My, how times have changed. […]

Leveraging the Strengths of a Multicultural Team During an Ongoing Pandemic

Research consistently shows that global teams are much more creative and, therefore, have a competitive advantage in how they approach markets and understand their customers. This gave birth to the useful “global” concept, which reinforces the value of diversity in our work. However, it also shows that multicultural teams are much slower than monocultural teams […]

Impeachment: American Crime Story and Workplace Romance

“I did not have sexual relations with that woman.” “It depends on what the definition of ‘is’ is.” Ryan Murphy’s latest installment of the FX true-crime anthology television series Impeachment: American Crime Story (Impeachment) takes viewers back to the 90s to relive the events that led to the impeachment of former President Bill Clinton. The […]

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HR Works Podcast: Performance Management for the Modern Era

Guest: Dave Carhart, Vice President of People, Lattice In episode 170 of the HR Works Podcast, we are joined by Dave Carhart, Vice President of People at Lattice, a market-leading people management platform that empowers leaders to build engaged, high-performing teams that inspire winning cultures. Listen as we take a closer look at performance management […]

HR Works Podcast: A New Approach to Workplace Wellness

Guest: Cassidy Rouse, Global General Manager, Corporate Wellness at Peloton In episode 169 of the HR Works Podcast, we are joined by Cassidy Rouse, Global General Manager of Corporate Wellness at Peloton, to discuss the connection between employee wellness, engagement, and business outcomes.  Cassidy explains why employers should consider integrating employee-sponsored wellness programs into their […]

Pages of HR: Building an Inclusive and Equitable Organization

In our fourth episode of “Pages of HR,” we are joined by co-authors Arthur Woods, an LGBTQ+ leader in HR technology and co-founder of Mathison, a technology for diversity hiring; and Susanna Tharakan, Head of Diversity at Sisense, DEI researcher and practitioner in the area of industrial, organizational psychology. Hiring For Diversity: The Guide to […]

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6 Steps to Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

Conflict resolution in the workplace can be broken down into steps to simplify the process. By doing so, HR and managers can ensure more effective communication and a more effective conflict resolution process.

Understanding EEO Job Categories for the EEO-1 Report

Are you prepared to file your EEO-1 report, complete with the employee survey information broken down by EEO job category? The deadline to submit and certify 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 data is Monday, August 23, 2021. After delaying the opening of the 2019 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection because of the COVID-19 public health […]

When Are Employers Obligated to Pay for Training Time?

One potentially confusing area for employers is determining under which circumstances employee training time must be paid. Is all employee training time considered hours worked? BLR Legal Editor Susan Prince provides the answer in this new video. Hi. I’m Susan Prince, a Legal Editor at HR.BLR.com. We recently received an Ask the Expert question from […]