BNA Human Resources Report was kind enough to quote me in this great article about President Obama’s recent Memo to the Department of Labor, telling the DOL to expand overtime eligibility.
It’s an exciting time for basketball fans as the NCAA College Basketball tournament – March Madness – kicks off this week. How this translates in the workplace can be complicated. Play by the rules and it could actually be a benefit. However, if you’re not careful, it could be a workplace nightmare.
University of Missouri All-American defensive end Michael Sam made headlines this week by announcing that he’s gay. It’s news because Sam is expecting to be drafted into the National Football League this Spring. If that happens, he’ll be the first openly gay player in the macho world of pro football.
BNA Human Resources Report was kind enough to quote me in this great article about an employee’s appearance and the potential legal and employee relations concerns Human Resources and In-House Counsel confront in dealing with these issues.
BNA Human Resources Report was kind enough to quote me in this great article about retaliation in the workplace and the potential perils to Human Resources in dealing with these issues.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie recently signed into the law the New Jersey Security and Financial Empowerment Act (NJ SAFE Act). The NJ SAFE Act, which will go into effect on October 1, 2013, requires both private and public employers with twenty-five (25) or more employees to provide twenty (20) days of unpaid leave to an employee who is the victim of domestic violence or a sexually violent offense.
Employers often say they want to access social media information about a job candidate because they want to know as much about him or her as possible, but they must be very careful not to violate anti-discrimination laws.
Summer is here and students, both college and high school, are looking for employment. For an employer that may be able to provide “valuable” work experience to these students, some individuals may be willing to work for free, just to gain this valuable experience.