Employee attendance problems are probably the most common reason for disciplinary action and discharge. Yet many employers pay surprisingly little attention to their attendance policies.
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They’re showing up in e-mail signatures and personal introductions—a quick listing of pronouns such as she/her/hers or they/them. Those small words sprinkled in conversation and written communication to take the place of the seemingly more important nouns is gaining in importance as employers address gender identity in the workplace.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) has been busy sending employers an “educational” letter, but you would be wise to read between the lines. With U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raising the heat on worksite enforcement audits, you should learn more about the impact the agency’s so-called educational letters can have on your immigration compliance.
The words “sex” and “gender” are often used interchangeably, but there are important distinctions, especially when it comes to employers staying out of legal trouble for sexual harassment or gender discrimination.
Cyberattacks are becoming more and more sophisticated, and your company may be the next target. Nigerian princes and computer viruses are no longer the main concern—instead, highly targeted “phishing” attacks are putting companies at risk.
Unconscious bias can be a major factor in whether a workforce is diverse. More likely than not, hiring managers impart their own hidden biases upon their hiring practices. This can be very damaging to an organization, but behavioral scientists have studied this phenomenon in the hopes of understanding it and coming up with practical solutions.
Managers have a lot on their plates. Not only are they responsible for overseeing their departments, but they also often have responsibilities of their own, such as managing budgets and advocating on behalf of their teams for resource allocation and conflict resolution. But should they also be expected to have a role in training their […]
Employees often have horror stories about a time they were basically left to “sink or swim” with a new employer, such as when they hadn’t been given appropriate training and onboarding after starting a new role. This can happen for a lot of reasons, especially if the employer needs someone to quickly get to full […]
Inclusion training refers to training employees to better work with others of differing abilities, backgrounds, nationalities, genders, etc. It’s often referred to as diversity and inclusion training. It emphasizes being inclusive of all types of employees and explains the benefits of doing so. This can be in the form of training to increase awareness of […]
Just days after the U.S. women’s national soccer team (WNT) won its fourth World Cup, West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin introduced a bill to prevent the use of federal funding for the 2026 men’s World Cup until the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) agrees to equal pay for the women’s and men’s teams. Headlines related to […]