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Posted: 08/04/2017
You look around the office one day in August, and suddenly, without warning, everyone is gone. Or perhaps human resources and managers are starting to realize that an unusual number of employees have just asked for the same time off. Full Content »
Posted: 07/10/2017
Interviewers ask candidate about her salary history
The bill known as Intro. 1253 was recently signed by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. Proponents of this new legislation believe this represents a groundbreaking milestone in the fight for equal pay. Full Content »
Posted: 07/11/2016
Peppe
While many employers do not think they are subject to most of the rules issued by the National Labor Relations Board, the NLRB has aggressively reached into many new areas and issued requirements that affect many more companies, including those without a unionized workforce. Canam Steel Corporation Vice President of Legal & Human Resources Ron Peppe explains the risks posed by these new requirements, and what employers needs to know to avoid inadvertent trouble. Full Content »
Posted: 02/11/2016

“What happens when the current workforce of registered nurses, 50 years and over, exit the workforce? Will the loss of knowledge be devastating to organizational performance and productivity? What are the implications for quality and patient safety?”1

As generations move closer to retirement, more is lost than just the years of exp Full Content »
Posted: 05/08/2014
Avoid These 6 Recruiting-Related Legal Issues
Negligent hiring lawsuits have increased in the last two decades and employers have been forced to respond to them. Not being in the know about the latest hiring rules and regulations has never been so costly. Full Content »
Posted: 04/28/2014
Will Your Pre-employment Test Pass the Legal Test?
Pre-employment tests have the potential to help you hire the person who is the best fit for a position, your corporate culture, and your bottom line. But could your test get your company in trouble? Full Content »
Posted: 01/20/2014
It's time to review the most recent stats on sexual harassment in the workplace
Sexual Harassment is a very complicated issue. Did you know that in 2011 payouts for sexual harassment lawsuits in the United States totaled $43 million? As human resource professionals, it’s worth spending a few minutes to review this infographic on sexual harassment in the workplace to brush up on what constitutes sexual harassment, who is being harassed and who is responsible. Full Content »
Posted: 11/30/2013
Employee Rights at a Startup
As a human resource professional at a new business, you are in the unique position of being able to shape company policies. Your actions and performance will have a direct impact on the development and success of the new business. Full Content »
Posted: 09/03/2012
Most HR Managers know that employers are obligated to provide reasonable accommodations for an employee’s religious practices—but do your managers actually go through the necessary conversations the law obligates you to have? Let’s walk through a potential situation and see how it might go... Full Content »
Posted: 08/19/2012
If your U.S. company does not have a unionized workforce, you may think that Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act ("NLRA") has nothing to do with you. Guess again. Section 7 protects the rights of all employees (unionized or not) to engage in what is called "concerted protected activity." And that probably means a lot more than you might think. Full Content »
Posted: 07/31/2012
5 Tips for Creating HR Policies That Will Hold Up in Court
Most policies arise out of the best decisions of the past. Even in companies where a policy manual does exist, past practices can continue to influence managerial decisions. In our report, we show you how the best policies are developed out of the best decisions of the past and weed out the irrational, illogical, and unfair decisions that have contributed to unequal treatment. With our special report you can create HR polices that will hold up in court. Full Content »
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Posted: 07/11/2016
Peppe
While many employers do not think they are subject to most of the rules issued by the National Labor Relations Board, the NLRB has aggressively reached into many new areas and issued requirements that affect many more companies, including those without a unionized workforce. Canam Steel Corporation Vice President of Legal & Human Resources Ron Peppe explains the risks posed by these new requirements, and what employers needs to know to avoid inadvertent trouble. Full Video »
Posted: 12/13/2011
podcast hr today
The holiday season is upon us – a time when many companies (and/or managers) may be organizing holiday parties, decorating offices, throwing off-site parties or holding secret gift exchanges between coworkers. Many employers, however, don’t realize the risks involved with celebrating the holidays and its festivities. Helene Wasserman joins HR Full Podcast »
Posted: 09/03/2012
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Most HR Managers know that employers are obligated to provide reasonable accommodations for an employee’s religious practices—but do your managers actually go through the necessary conversations the law obligates you to have? Let’s walk through a potential situation and see how it might go... Full Column »
Posted: 07/31/2012
5 Tips for Creating HR Policies That Will Hold Up in Court
Most policies arise out of the best decisions of the past. Even in companies where a policy manual does exist, past practices can continue to influence managerial decisions. In our report, we show you how the best policies are developed out of the best decisions of the past and weed out the irrational, illogical, and unfair decisions that have contributed to unequal treatment. With our special report you can create HR polices that will hold up in court. Full Whitepaper »