Every employer should coordinate with the company’s human resources department or an external consultant to review current policies. Putting your internal complaint policies down in writing helps clarify employee expectations, lets employees know they have a voice, and ensures consistency.
Per the EEOC guidelines, any COVID-19 vaccine that has been approved or authorized by the Food and Drug Administration is not a medical exam under the Americans with Disabilities Act. That means it can be administered by an employer or administration by a third party can be required.
How can diversity, equity and inclusion policies, known as DEI, transform from one-time reactive moments in recent history to a sustainable, long-haul movement aimed at genuine changes in recruiting, hiring and retaining a broad and diverse workforce from anywhere, and everywhere.
As the effect of COVID-19 on the workplace continues to evolve, employers are facing more questions than answers in the new year.
Despite swift development of promising vaccines, the pandemic continues unabated, leaving many employers to confront pressing employee absence issues while navigating new employment leave laws.
In the fifth wave of a national survey among American adults, Weber Shandwick and United Minds, the firm's management consultancy specializing in transformation, in partnership with KRC Research, have found that 61 percent of [...]
Study: With increase in remote hiring, employers voice concerns over identity fraud during hiring process
Sterling, a leading provider of background and identity services, released a new whitepaper, The State of Identity Verification. Authored in partnership with HR.com's Research Institute, the whitepaper reveals that a large majority of organizations [...]
Even if the underlying topics of coronavirus-related employment claims are familiar, lawyers could do well to brace for a continuing wave of those claims. Just as the recession of 2008 led to a jump in employment lawsuits, hundreds of labor and employment suits have been filed over COVID this year.
Companies may consider their reputations and how employee behavior –especially high profile or newsworthy actions -- can add or take away from the corporate name locally and globally, said Ozias A. Moore, a Lehigh University assistant professor of management.
Employers grappling with COVID-19’s impact on the workplace soon may be forced to make another tough decision after months of agonizing about layoffs, furloughs and the right strategies to keep their businesses afloat during [...]