NLRB Looking for Clarity on Joint Employment, But Change Won’t Be Quick

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 10:57

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is considering entering the long and cumbersome process of rulemaking in an effort to create a clear standard for determining what puts two or more employers in a joint-employment relationship under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The standard for determining joint employment has gone back and...

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Is Telecommuting a Reasonable Accommodation?

EntertainHR - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 06:00

The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee—recently heard a claim from an in-house lawyer who sued her employer for refusing to provide the accommodation she requested as a result of pregnancy-related complications. Facts “Miriam,” an employment lawyer who worked for Memphis Light, Gas & Water...

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Is Telecommuting a Reasonable Accommodation?

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 06:00

The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee—recently heard a claim from an in-house lawyer who sued her employer for refusing to provide the accommodation she requested as a result of pregnancy-related complications. AleksandarNakic / E+ / Getty Images Facts “Miriam,” an employment lawyer who worked...

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Is Telecommuting a Reasonable Accommodation?

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 06:00

The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee—recently heard a claim from an in-house lawyer who sued her employer for refusing to provide the accommodation she requested as a result of pregnancy-related complications. AleksandarNakic / E+ / Getty Images Facts “Miriam,” an employment lawyer who worked...

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Ask the Expert: Our Vendor Had a HIPAA Breach—What Are Our Obligations?

EntertainHR - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 04:15

Question: We were notified that there was a breach of HIPAA at one of the vendors we use. The vendor did follow proper protocol and written notices of the breach were sent to all of the employees. My question, is there any additional requirements for employers in this situation? Answer from the experts at HR […] The post Ask the Expert: Our...

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Ask the Expert: Our Vendor Had a HIPAA Breach—What Are Our Obligations?

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 04:15

Question: We were notified that there was a breach of HIPAA at one of the vendors we use. The vendor did follow proper protocol and written notices of the breach were sent to all of the employees. My question, is there any additional requirements for employers in this situation? Answer from the experts at HR Hero: If your vendor had a breach of...

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Ask the Expert: Our Vendor Had a HIPAA Breach—What Are Our Obligations?

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 04:15

Question: We were notified that there was a breach of HIPAA at one of the vendors we use. The vendor did follow proper protocol and written notices of the breach were sent to all of the employees. My question, is there any additional requirements for employers in this situation? Answer from the experts at HR Hero: If your vendor had a breach of...

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Benefits Employees Appreciate Most in 2018

EntertainHR - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 04:10

In today’s tight labor market, companies can’t afford losing top talent. With three in every four employees more likely to stay with their employer just based off their benefits package, it’s important for companies to identify which benefits matter most to their employees. In identifying what benefits your employees value most, you can...

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Benefits Employees Appreciate Most in 2018

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 04:10

In today’s tight labor market, companies can’t afford losing top talent. With three in every four employees more likely to stay with their employer just based off their benefits package, it’s important for companies to identify which benefits matter most to their employees. In identifying what benefits your employees value most, you can...

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Benefits Employees Appreciate Most in 2018

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 04:10

In today’s tight labor market, companies can’t afford losing top talent. With three in every four employees more likely to stay with their employer just based off their benefits package, it’s important for companies to identify which benefits matter most to their employees. In identifying what benefits your employees value most, you can...

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Risk Management: How Do You Prioritize Risk?

EntertainHR - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 04:00

Yesterday we began to learn about enterprise risk management (ERM) and how it influences HR. Today we’ll look at risk appetite, performing a risk assessment, and prioritizing risks. Determine Risk Appetite Of all the steps, this one tends to be the most difficult for by-the-book HR professionals, yet no ERM plan is complete without it....

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Risk Management: How Do You Prioritize Risk?

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 04:00

Yesterday we began to learn about enterprise risk management (ERM) and how it influences HR. Today we’ll look at risk appetite, performing a risk assessment, and prioritizing risks. Source: EtiAmmons / iStock / Getty Determine Risk Appetite Of all the steps, this one tends to be the most difficult for by-the-book HR professionals, yet no ERM...

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Risk Management: How Do You Prioritize Risk?

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 04:00

Yesterday we began to learn about enterprise risk management (ERM) and how it influences HR. Today we’ll look at risk appetite, performing a risk assessment, and prioritizing risks. Source: EtiAmmons / iStock / Getty Determine Risk Appetite Of all the steps, this one tends to be the most difficult for by-the-book HR professionals, yet no ERM...

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DOL Reportedly Mulling Easing Rules on Teens in Hazardous Jobs

EntertainHR - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 10:39

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is reportedly planning to change rules on youth employment so that more teens would be allowed to train to work in jobs deemed hazardous. But attorneys focusing on employment law issues warn that even if the change takes place, employers will still need to keep safety a priority and […] The post DOL...

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DOL Reportedly Mulling Easing Rules on Teens in Hazardous Jobs

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 10:39

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is reportedly planning to change rules on youth employment so that more teens would be allowed to train to work in jobs deemed hazardous. But attorneys focusing on employment law issues warn that even if the change takes place, employers will still need to keep safety a priority and take care to follow state...

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DOL Reportedly Mulling Easing Rules on Teens in Hazardous Jobs

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 10:39

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is reportedly planning to change rules on youth employment so that more teens would be allowed to train to work in jobs deemed hazardous. But attorneys focusing on employment law issues warn that even if the change takes place, employers will still need to keep safety a priority and take care to follow state...

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Medical Charges Reach New ‘High’: Medical Marijuana and Workers’ Comp

EntertainHR - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 04:52

The Delaware Industrial Accident Board (IAB), the agency responsible for processing workers' comp claims, recently provided the first guidance on whether employers may be required to pay for an injured employee's medical marijuana. The post Medical Charges Reach New ‘High’: Medical Marijuana and Workers’ Comp appeared first on HR...

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Medical Charges Reach New ‘High’: Medical Marijuana and Workers’ Comp

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 04:52

Delaware legalized medical marijuana in 2011, opening the door for patients with certain chronic illnesses to use cannabis for treatment. Unfortunately, the statute failed to address a wide variety of employment issues, including the impact of medical marijuana on workers’ compensation law. tvirbickis / iStock / Getty Images Plus The Delaware...

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Medical Charges Reach New ‘High’: Medical Marijuana and Workers’ Comp

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 04:52

Delaware legalized medical marijuana in 2011, opening the door for patients with certain chronic illnesses to use cannabis for treatment. Unfortunately, the statute failed to address a wide variety of employment issues, including the impact of medical marijuana on workers’ compensation law. tvirbickis / iStock / Getty Images Plus The Delaware...

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4 Tough Topics You Need to Start Discussing During the Hiring Process

EntertainHR - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 04:00

Company scandals have been filling the headlines lately. As a result, jobseekers are more concerned about a company’s values. They want to work for an employer that aligns with what they believe is just and right. In February, my company, StartMonday, conducted a survey of 750 employees in the retail and hospitality industries. We found...

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