Taking the Buzz Word Out of Bias

EntertainHR - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 06:00

Bias continues to be a big topic in diversity and inclusion, but there is more to culture change and changing mind-set than taking a test on bias. While understanding bias is one key to diversity and inclusion practices and behaviors, it can be used as a buzz word, “trend or flavor of the month,” or […] The post Taking the Buzz Word Out...

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Taking the Buzz Word Out of Bias

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 06:00

Bias continues to be a big topic in diversity and inclusion, but there is more to culture change and changing mind-set than taking a test on bias. While understanding bias is one key to diversity and inclusion practices and behaviors, it can be used as a buzz word, “trend or flavor of the month,” or an academic polemic stuck in neuroscience...

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Taking the Buzz Word Out of Bias

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 06:00

Bias continues to be a big topic in diversity and inclusion, but there is more to culture change and changing mind-set than taking a test on bias. While understanding bias is one key to diversity and inclusion practices and behaviors, it can be used as a buzz word, “trend or flavor of the month,” or an academic polemic stuck in neuroscience...

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Taking the Buzz Word Out of Bias

HR Hero Line - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 06:00

Bias continues to be a big topic in diversity and inclusion, but there is more to culture change and changing mind-set than taking a test on bias. While understanding bias is one key to diversity and inclusion practices and behaviors, it can be used as a buzz word, “trend or flavor of the month,” or an academic polemic stuck in neuroscience...

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Pretextual Failure to Promote Produce Worker Is a Recipe for Disaster

EntertainHR - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 05:47

HR professionals are all too familiar with the McDonnell-Douglas burden-shifting standard for establishing discrimination from circumstantial evidence. Under the standard, an employee presents a prima facie (minimally sufficient) case that he belongs to a protected class and suffered an adverse action. The employer then presents a legitimate...

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Pretextual Failure to Promote Produce Worker Is a Recipe for Disaster

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 05:47

HR professionals are all too familiar with the McDonnell-Douglas burden-shifting standard for establishing discrimination from circumstantial evidence. Under the standard, an employee presents a prima facie (minimally sufficient) case that he belongs to a protected class and suffered an adverse action. The employer then presents a legitimate...

Categories: Blogs

Pretextual Failure to Promote Produce Worker Is a Recipe for Disaster

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 05:47

HR professionals are all too familiar with the McDonnell-Douglas burden-shifting standard for establishing discrimination from circumstantial evidence. Under the standard, an employee presents a prima facie (minimally sufficient) case that he belongs to a protected class and suffered an adverse action. The employer then presents a legitimate...

Categories: Blogs

Pretextual Failure to Promote Produce Worker Is a Recipe for Disaster

HR Hero Line - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 05:47

HR professionals are all too familiar with the McDonnell-Douglas burden-shifting standard for establishing discrimination from circumstantial evidence. Under the standard, an employee presents a prima facie (minimally sufficient) case that he belongs to a protected class and suffered an adverse action. The employer then presents a legitimate...

Categories: Blogs

Private Equity CFOs Rank Operational Efficiency as Top Priority, but Take Varied Approaches to Achieve It

EntertainHR - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 05:43

Private equity chief financial officers (CFOs), facing pressures including increased investor scrutiny and intensifying market competition, are seeking operational success via different pathways, according to the EY 2018 Global Private Equity CFO survey, Operational excellence: one path or many? The fifth annual survey of 110 private equity (PE)...

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Private Equity CFOs Rank Operational Efficiency as Top Priority, but Take Varied Approaches to Achieve It

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 05:43

Private equity chief financial officers (CFOs), facing pressures including increased investor scrutiny and intensifying market competition, are seeking operational success via different pathways, according to the EY 2018 Global Private Equity CFO survey, Operational excellence: one path or many? NicoElNino / iStock / Getty Images Plus The fifth...

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Private Equity CFOs Rank Operational Efficiency as Top Priority, but Take Varied Approaches to Achieve It

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 05:43

Private equity chief financial officers (CFOs), facing pressures including increased investor scrutiny and intensifying market competition, are seeking operational success via different pathways, according to the EY 2018 Global Private Equity CFO survey, Operational excellence: one path or many? NicoElNino / iStock / Getty Images Plus The fifth...

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Private Equity CFOs Rank Operational Efficiency as Top Priority, but Take Varied Approaches to Achieve It

HR Hero Line - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 05:43

Private equity chief financial officers (CFOs), facing pressures including increased investor scrutiny and intensifying market competition, are seeking operational success via different pathways, according to the EY 2018 Global Private Equity CFO survey, Operational excellence: one path or many? NicoElNino / iStock / Getty Images Plus The fifth...

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6th Circuit Shows Fine Line Between Exempt and Nonexempt Duties

EntertainHR - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 05:23

The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee—recently held that employees were sometimes exempt from receiving overtime but were not exempt other times. The deciding factor was a very slight difference between the discretionary authority exercised in each role. Facts Randstad General Partners, a...

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6th Circuit Shows Fine Line Between Exempt and Nonexempt Duties

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 05:23

The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee—recently held that employees were sometimes exempt from receiving overtime but were not exempt other times. The deciding factor was a very slight difference between the discretionary authority exercised in each role. Facts Randstad General Partners, a...

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6th Circuit Shows Fine Line Between Exempt and Nonexempt Duties

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 05:23

The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee—recently held that employees were sometimes exempt from receiving overtime but were not exempt other times. The deciding factor was a very slight difference between the discretionary authority exercised in each role. Facts Randstad General Partners, a...

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6th Circuit Shows Fine Line Between Exempt and Nonexempt Duties

HR Hero Line - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 05:23

The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee—recently held that employees were sometimes exempt from receiving overtime but were not exempt other times. The deciding factor was a very slight difference between the discretionary authority exercised in each role. Facts Randstad General Partners, a...

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DACA Developments are Front-Burner Issue for Employers

EntertainHR - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:46

With new headlines seeming to pop up daily as the courts and Congress address the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, employers have their hands full keeping track of how the national immigration debate affects their workers. On September 5, 2017, the Trump administration announced the phaseout of DACA. The...

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DACA Developments are Front-Burner Issue for Employers

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:46

With new headlines seeming to pop up daily as the courts and Congress address the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, employers have their hands full keeping track of how the national immigration debate affects their workers. Creativeye99 / iStock / Getty Images Plus On September 5, 2017, the Trump administration...

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DACA Developments are Front-Burner Issue for Employers

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:46

With new headlines seeming to pop up daily as the courts and Congress address the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, employers have their hands full keeping track of how the national immigration debate affects their workers. Creativeye99 / iStock / Getty Images Plus On September 5, 2017, the Trump administration...

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DACA Developments are Front-Burner Issue for Employers

HR Hero Line - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:46

With new headlines seeming to pop up daily as the courts and Congress address the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, employers have their hands full keeping track of how the national immigration debate affects their workers. Creativeye99 / iStock / Getty Images Plus On September 5, 2017, the Trump administration...

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