Saying "thank you" and "I'm sorry" at work is powerful. These simple acts, when genuine, can yield unexpected results.
Onboarding—the process in which new hires are integrated into the organization—is a missed opportunity for most employers, according to a recent study.
Good policies drive good cultures. Here are some recommendations to consider as you revisit your organization’s anti-harassment policy.
Tamper-proof blockchain technology could improve recruiting and payroll distribution.
A dentist was not an employee of the practice where he worked but instead was an independent contractor, the California Court of Appeal held. The trial court was therefore correct in ruling against the dentist in his wage and hour suit, the appellate court concluded.
Even if a county executive officer made derogatory comments about homosexuals, a former county employee showed no link between the comments and her termination, and so was not entitled to a trial on her claim of sexual orientation discrimination, the California Court of Appeal ruled.
The New York City legislature just enacted an amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) which codifies an employer's obligation to engage in a cooperative dialogue with any employee who may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation.
Domestic violence is a workplace issue, not just a 'personal' issue. Here are some tactics employees can use when concerns about domestic abuse arise.
Upon retirement, Deborah Covin Wilson, SHRM-SCP, started her own HR consulting firm. Since then, she has had less stress, greater flexibility, more time for travelling. "And I can't believe how busy I've been," she said.
Have questions about recertifying your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential? Twice a month, the SHRM Certification team will answer some of the questions they often receive from certification holders.
Sexual harassment prevention and education, tax reform, immigration, drug use, and cybersecurity are just some of the many trending topics that will be discussed at the SHRM 2018 Employment Law & Legislative Conference, to be held March 12-14 in Washington, D.C.
Valentine's Day has come and gone, but our readers' love for HR and certification is forever. Here are a few items to remind us of what's important.
Keeping participant fees in check has become a primary focus of defined contribution plan sponsors. Benchmarking plan administration and investment fees can provide leverage when negotiating with service providers.
While the Department of Labor's proposed changes to its tip sharing regulations will ease compliance obligations—and perhaps reduce litigation risks—good tip-sharing policies are and will still be essential.
Gaining global experience used to mean accepting an overseas work assignment or taking frequent trips to far-flung places abroad. No more. These days, even HR professionals at companies with no overseas offices often can claim some global experience in their roles.
Teamwork is vital to the modern workplace, but it should be balanced with solo time, especially for introverted employees.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Feb. 21 that whistle-blower protections under the Dodd-Frank Act do not cover a fired employee who reported alleged securities law violations to his employer but not to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Retiree health care benefits end when a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between a company and a union expires, unless the CBA provides otherwise, the Supreme Court ruled.
Here’s a quick rundown of three bills from the 2017-2018 Congress that would have a positive impact on closing the national skills gap, according to workforce development advocates.
Employers will no longer be able to ask outside counsel to sign immigration applications and petitions on behalf of the company, according to a new policy that takes effect on March 17.