Last summer I went home to the Native American Indian Reservation in northern Wisconsin on which I was raised. I always find it so grounding to go home to the “Res,” as it is known to the locals. It was especially grounding this trip because I got to spend 2.5 peaceful hours with my Chippewa […]
Yesterday we explored how the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has recently put an emphasis on hiring and pay discrimination claims. So far this year, that has not changed.
by Dan Oswald Sometimes it’s not about how you win but how you lose. That was the lesson Coach Dave Belisle taught his Rhode Island baseball team last year when they lost 8-7 in a Little League World Series elimination game. This video clip shows the story of the team and the words the coach […]
Today’s Advisor contains a guest column that first appeared on HR.BLR.com, called Lessons from JPMorgan Chase’s $1.45 million EEOC settlement. By Jamie A. LaPlante In a much-publicized case, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) obtained a $1.45 million settlement on behalf of female employees who worked in JPMorgan Chase’s Columbus, Ohio, office. The EEOC alleged […]
Yesterday’s Advisor featured consultant Allan Benowitz on why you shouldn’t measure satisfaction. Today, the do’s and don’ts of engagement surveys, plus an introduction to a unique guide just for HR managers in smaller, or even one-person, HR departments. Benowitz, who is the vice president of Growth and Development at The Employee Engagement Group, offered his […]
Benowitz, who is the vice president of Growth and Development at The Employee Engagement Group, offered his expert tips on engagement surveys in a recent webcast offered by BLR. Six Reasons to Conduct an Employee Engagement Survey Demonstrate your concern about employee issues. Find out what’s stressing your workforce (gives you an opportunity to act). […]
The story of a Chicago woman fired from her job after she was caught working on her lunch break made national news earlier this year. It struck a chord with the general public because people were questioning why an employer would fire an employee for seemingly going the extra mile. If an employee is punished […]
When properly drafted, arbitration agreements can help to efficiently and quickly resolve workplace disputes. But as a new case points out, if your agreements fall short of what courts require, you may end up in an expensive legal battle over whether the agreement is enforceable—and find that it isn’t.