A new report by Globoforce called “Social Impact in the Human Workplace” examined whether the combination of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements and low unemployment are creating power shifts in the workplace. The results show that indeed power is shifting in the workplace.
The world of human resources is constantly changing. In this topic we present relevant HR related news.
A new North Carolina law offering protections against negligent hiring and retention claims is set to take effect December 1.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is proposing a mechanism to help small businesses offer retirement plans to their employees, but although the proposal may ease the way for some employers, it doesn’t eliminate all complications.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) new report on sexual harassment data for fiscal year (FY) 2018 shows a more than 50 percent increase in sexual harassment lawsuits filed by the agency and a more than 12 percent increase in the number of charges it received over FY 2017.
Effective January 1, 2019, employers in California with 5 or more employees (or independent contractors) must provide sexual harassment training to all employees (SB 1343). The deadline for compliance with initial training is January 1, 2020.
On October 1, 2018, New York state updated the sexual harassment prevention guidance and model documents it has made available online. The state had issued draft documents in August and had requested public comments. Here are some of the key differences in the final documents:
Ethics issues are again raising questions about whether a member of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) should recuse himself from participating in a Board decision.
President Donald Trump’s nomination of Democrat Mark Gaston Pearce for another five-year term on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) puts the agency a step closer to full strength and comes as the Republican-majority Board continues trying to change course from the previous administration.
For years HR professionals have struggled to gain a seat at executive table. New research shows that that trend works the other way too.
While much of the attention surrounding President Donald Trump’s pick for the U.S. Supreme Court has been on abortion, the Second Amendment, and other hot-button issues, his stance on employment issues is not to be overlooked.