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New EEOC General Counsel Calls Bias Damages Caps ‘Unacceptable’

In a recent interview, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) General Counsel Karla Gilbride argued the damage limitations on employees’ recovery under federal employment discrimination laws are “morally unacceptable.” Currently, total compensatory and punitive damages are capped for the largest companies at $300,000. Congress established the limits when it passed the 1991 revision to Title VII […]

4 Reasons You Might Be Struggling with Recruitment

If you’ve worked in recruitment for any length of time, you know the difficulties of finding top talent. There are few things more frustrating than having open positions with nobody to fill them. It holds up important business procedures, wastes money, and causes immense stress at all levels of the company. It’s like you’ve turned […]

Strategies for Career Advancement in the AI-Powered Landscape

The rapid pace of technological innovation—including artificial intelligence (AI)—is reshaping the way we work. As a result, traditional roles are undergoing significant transformations, and new opportunities are emerging at an unprecedented rate. Across industries like healthcare, finance, manufacturing, and transportation, entirely new approaches to problem-solving, decision-making, and process optimization are taking root with AI. This […]

Recent Litigation Offers Guidance for Employers Amid Ongoing DEI Backlash

After the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in SFFA v. Harvard/ UNC, opponents of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) have launched an all-out attack on corporate DEI programs. Recently, however, the courts have offered some guidance to beleaguered corporations trying to determine how to avoid litigation over their DEI programs. Guidance on Race-Neutral Admission Policy In […]

Faces of HR: Britta Mühlenberg—Building Bridges Between People and Potential

Britta Mühlenberg, COO at Acrolinx, isn’t your typical HR leader. Her path to the C-suite started not with textbooks but with a deep-seated desire to connect with people on a global scale. This wanderlust, coupled with a fascination with human behavior, led her to an unexpected first step: the world of hospitality. “University confirmed my […]

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HR Works Podcast: Parents Are Returning to Work…How Can We Help Them Stay?

Guest: Sadie Funk and Sara Redington from The Best Place for Working Parents What family-friendly policies matter most to working parents in 2023? As recent workforce studies have shown parents making a return to the workplace, with participation totals for parents with children under 18 now climbing back to pre-pandemic levels, how can companies build […]

HR Query: Staying Compliant with PUMP and PWFA

Two new laws strengthen protections for pregnant and nursing employees in the workplace: the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) and the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers Act (PUMP). In this week’s HR Query, we’re highlighting what you need to know to make sure organizations stay compliant. The PWFA took effect June 27, 2023, […]

Why Employee Wellbeing Should Be Your Top Priority in 2023

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health and employee wellbeing has been top of mind for everyone – and rightfully so. In today’s challenging and uncertain times, the mental health and wellbeing of employees has never been more important. According to a recent survey by the American Psychological Association, burnout and stress are at all-time highs, […]

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HR Works Podcast: Navigating the Post-Military Career Transition (Part I)

This Military Appreciation Month, we honor our veterans not just for their service, but for the valuable skills they bring to the civilian workforce. In this episode, Eric Ryan, a Marine Corps veteran and senior director of Military Operations at the University of Phoenix, joins to explore the unique challenges and opportunities faced by veterans […]

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