April 29, 2017
Nationwide Strikes Are Scheduled For May 1: Are You Prepared?
Service workers are planning a strike on May 1, 2017. Before you give in to your temptation to fire a striking employee, read what Leslie Zieren explains about the situation. Read more...
LGBT Workers: Protected Or Not? Why Managers Must "Up Their Game"
Appellate court finds LGBT employees protected from discrimination, but another disagrees. Jack McCalmon states why changes in the law mean managers must do more when terminating employees. Read more...
Should Employees Who Serve Food Be Proficient In Reading English? You Make The Call
A child with a deadly peanut allergy is served peanut butter by mistake. We explain what happened, and ask you to make the call and join the conversation at #PeanutAllergy. Read more...
HIV And Other Latent Medical Conditions: What Employers Should Consider
Are employers permitted to ask employees about latent medical conditions? A recent EEOC case answers the question and more. Read more...
Working Longer Is Healthier For Older Workers, But Is It Riskier For Employers?
A study claims retirement is not always the healthy thing to do. We review and explain certain risks older workers who bypass retirement present for employers and the one thing employers can do to lower that risk.read more
Does New Optimism Mean Employees Are About To Abandon Your Ship?
The economy continues to climb and optimism about the economy is skyrocketing, but employees are restless, according to surveys. Where do you start, and what about keeping your Millennials?read more
Undocumented Workers: A Heightened Exploitation Risk For Employers
An employer pays $200,000 to five Hispanic undocumented employees for wage and discrimination violations. Do undocumented workers present extraordinary risks for employers? We examine.read more