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Scariest HR Issues To Know In 2015
Technological advancements and major legislation pose frightening recruitment challenges to employers in 2015. Understanding the nuances and possible consequences of new hiring laws enacted this year is critical for any employer, as a failure to do so could result in lawsuits or penalties. Chief among the popular new laws are requirements at the state level mandating employers cover employees with paid sick leave, according to an XpertHR report . The topic, broached in Pres. Barack Obama’s state of the union address, is covered in-depth by the Harvard Business Review . “The more you earn, the more likely you are to ... more
Data Analysis Becoming Increasingly Vital To HR
The geeks have arrived in HR, declares Josh Bersin. “Statisticians, mathematicians, and engineers have entered the people analytics space.” Writing in Forbes, the noted industry analyst and consultant outlines the development of the use of “big data” or, as he calls it, “people analytics” in the hiring and management of talent. “Human resources departments are getting serious about analytics. And I mean serious.” Just how serious? READ MORE AT ERE.NETmore
Avoiding The Most Common Employee Lawsuits
Most employers think they follow laws to a tee. However, many business owners and their employees are unknowingly breaking federal employment laws, which can lead to time-consuming and costly legal lawsuits. Below, we address the most common forms of employee lawsuits and spell out tips to help you maintain a safe working environment and avoid becoming embroiled in the court system. Discrimination Discrimination claims are the most common form of employee lawsuit. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a federal organization tasked with enforcing these laws, received 93,727 of these charges in 2013 alone 93,727 of these charges in ... more