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Bullying: The workplace's equal opportunity problem

Twenty-eight percent of workers responding to a new poll say they have felt bullied at work. For 19%, the abuse was so bad they quit their jobs because of it.
Compensation & Benefits

IRS lets employees drop cafeteria coverage, choose ACA plans

The IRS has expanded the conditions under which cafeteria plans may allow employees to revoke their participation in group health plans to account for individual coverage that’s available on the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchanges. That could save them money.
Employment Law

Disability bias charges up 64% since 2000

The EEOC handled 25,957 charges of disability discrimination in fiscal year 2013, up from 15,864 in 2000.
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.

Today's high schoolers could fill STEM skills gap

Nearly three in four high school seniors know what career they want to pursue, and STEM-related fields (science, technology, engineering and math) top their choices.

Discipline when dashed romance affects work

Bad relationships can affect employees in surprising ways. When a romance ends, anger and frustration at home can wind up infecting the workplace. You can discipline employees if blow-back from love gone wrong harms your business.
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5 ways employers should respond to wage garnishments

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