In recognizing that remote work is here to stay for many employees, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued guidance on how employers can use virtual means to distribute and maintain the various posters required by federal employment laws.
Kansas City, Missouri, is the latest jurisdiction to implement a “CROWN Act” ordinance, prohibiting discrimination based on natural hair types and hairstyles commonly associated with race and racial identity.
This week, we revisit not only a series I’ve previously written about but also an issue I blogged about in my first-ever “EntertainHR” post.
The agency that monitors whether federal contractors comply with requirements against discrimination in employment is asking employers to provide copies of diversity training materials as part of its push to enforce President Donald Trump’s recent Executive Order (EO) dealing with diversity efforts.
A recent Kansas federal court decision provides a good reminder of the importance of engaging in the interactive process when you’re dealing with disability accommodation requests. The ruling also highlights the perils of “pretext” (or false excuses) when articulating nondiscriminatory reasons for disciplining an employee.
Hiring diverse talent requires more than just checking a box, it requires a deep understanding of the diverse talent you’re trying to attract and retain.
Employers are typically well-versed in how to stay compliant with the rules and regulations surrounding employment.
Another article related to COVID-19? Say it isn’t so! These days, anything and everything we do in the employment world has a direct link to COVID-19. And this should come as no surprise as the pandemic continues to dominate our news cycle and cause mass disruption in all our lives.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is taking steps to clarify how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) affects opioid use among employees.
As protests to end systemic racism spread across the United States and now the globe, many companies are being asked to not only say the words “Black Lives Matter” but also follow up on those words with meaningful action.