Negative or low morale among employees can be problematic for employers, and equally so for recruiters who are trying to promote the company’s culture in a positive way. Not only does it lead to an unhappy workplace, but it can also cause increased turnover and decreased productivity. And unfortunately, it can be difficult to fully […]
Last year, Arizona found itself at the center of the first opinion of the new U.S. Supreme Court term. The opinion, authored by the Court’s oldest member, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg (86), took on the issue of whether state and local governments with fewer than 20 employees can be sued for age discrimination. With […]
With Congress considering a couple of bills aimed at preventing wage discrimination—and several states with pay equity laws already on the books—employers may want to take a close look at their compensation practices, according to attorneys who help employers with pay matters.
Implicit bias is difficult to combat. The primary challenge is that people harboring implicit bias—also referred to as unconscious bias—are by definition unaware that they have such biases.
Tech giant Oracle Corp. is guilty of shortchanging women and minority workers $400 million in the form of wages, according to a new legal filing by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).
On International Women’s Day, the last thing you want to hear is workers not taking gender-related issues seriously. But sadly, that’s the current state we’re in, according to new Randstad US survey findings.
Class action lawsuits involving the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) are not the only compliance concern for employers performing background checks in an increasingly complex legal environment. In addition, employers are impacted by state and local requirements, including “ban the box” laws and salary history prohibitions. This article is a brief introduction to these […]
Even with the passing of the Equal Pay Act of 1963, paycheck inequality remains a problematic issue in today’s workplace. There are a lot of reasons behind this—some more objective and obvious, and some more subtle—but the fact remains that pay has not equalized despite that law passing more than 50 years ago.
One of the factors often cited as contributing to racial and gender disparities in the workplace is discrimination in the hiring process. This could come in the form of explicit discrimination against women or people of color by a hiring manager.
The current job market is hot, and with unemployment at a low, many employers are struggling to attract top talent. While most industries are struggling to recruit the best people, those who are looking for qualified cybersecurity personnel might need to dig deep into their reservoir of patience. Hiring managers tasked with posting cybersecurity jobs […]