Difficult employees, complicated hiring issues, firings, leave requests. Managing employees can be complicated. In my interview with Michael Davey, Attorney with Eckell & Sparks , Michael shares an attorney’s perspective on: *The top 3 employment law related issues that employers need to be mindful of and why *The most common complaints that employees level against […]
That’s approximately how many discrimination in the workplace charges were leveled against employers in 2010, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Here’s a rundown of the group’s statistics on discrimination in the workplace allegations,…
Sexual harassment in the workplace is a women’s issue, right? Not necessarily. In fact, federal civil rights laws provide protections for both men and women working in a hostile work environment, according to a recent appeals court ruling.
The new year will bring more expert interviews with professionals in their field such as Michael Davey, an employment lawyer with the firm Eckell Sparks, and Dianne Durkin, owner of the Loyalty Factor and author of a series of employee loyalty and employee management books. Other podcast episodes will range from advice on handling difficult […]
Many employers are uncomfortable with considering physically disabled candidates for job openings. It’s the one form of hiring discrimination that seems to be the hardest to overcome. I once heard someone liken being disabled with being an invisible minority.
A senior manager at a hotel chain in the Midwest takes issue with a female employees’ “Ellen DeGeneres” looking appearance, short hair, and lack of makeup indicating that she is “not attractive enough” to work at the front desk of the hotel. The front desk role was actually a position that the…
The following are a list of documents that you should have on file for every new employee. The amount of time that businesses should keep these documents may vary from state to state. The forms include: Resume or Job Application Form, Federal and State Tax Forms, & Eligibility Form.
Businesses should take note from the hard lesson learned from one Las Vegas business about how sexual harassment of employees should not be tolerated in the workplace. The following article was published on the KNXT News Radio website, (KNXT.com) which highlighted a recent…
Savvy employers know that in order to have a broad perspective of experience, and ideas in the workplace, it’s important to hire workers that are not cookie cutter versions of the rest of your staff. This includes taking advantage of the rich resources that older workers can provide to an organization;
Marilyn was excited when she first started her job in her town’s high-end day spa one year ago. She noticed that she was the only staff member of color at the spa, but for Marilyn, this was akin to noticing that the sun wasn’t shining today; just an observation.