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Managing pregnant employees: Know the law

When an employee tells you she’s pregnant, it may bring on mixed emotions for supervisors. While you’re happy for the employee, you’re anxious about the impact on scheduling, productivity—and whether she will quit after the birth. Another important issue to consider: the legal risks.
Employee Relations

Disengaged at work? Probably a business major

Recent college grads who majored in business are least likely to express strong interest in the work they do now, according to a recent Gallup survey.
Compensation & Benefits

Nov. 2: Time to fall back

Don’t forget daylight saving time's effect on the payroll department.

The changing face of internships

Once filled by students willing to run for coffee and make copies, internships have become regulated, and expectations for the experience have been raised. Are you ready to compete for interns?

Seizure disorder raises safety issue: Can we fire?

Q. A new employee just told us she has a seizure disorder. Our facility works with vulnerable adults and the new employee would be required to drive them. This poses a risk potential for the client’s safety. Can we terminate this person or do we need to figure out an accommodation? The employee hasn’t asked for any yet.
HR Management

Communication Corner: October 2014

It's the little things that make a difference in HR, and in your own workday. Here are some tips to try.
Article Archives

Push for more paid leave gets boost from federal funding

Most executives back higher minimum wage

Rules allow employees to opt out of cafeteria plan coverage

Bullying: The workplace's equal opportunity problem

IRS lets employees drop cafeteria coverage, choose ACA plans

SHOP 2015: Buying health insurance on the ACA exchanges

Worker damaged truck then quit: Any recourse?

FICA wage base increases to $118,500 for 2015

Woo VIP sponsor as group champion

Holiday bonuses: Great for everyone's morale (but Payroll's)

5 ways employers should respond to wage garnishments

Disability bias charges up 64% since 2000

All large employers on the 2015 health care reporting hot seat

Take a bite out of corporate travel expenses with per diems