Increasing Website Accessibility for the Disabled
By Robert I. Lockwood
Federal law requires businesses and nonprofits to ensure their facilities open to the public are fully accessible to the disabled on an equal basis to the non-disabled. Many businesses may be unaware that, in addition to their traditional brick-and-mortar facilities, this may also include their company website.
Ducking a Premium Blow
By Steve Barlas
Corporate pension-plan managers are breathing a sigh of relief as Congress appears to have dropped any intention of raising the premiums companies pay to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.
Pregnancy-Discrimination Collision Course?
By Kristen B. Frasch
Though lauded by supporters, last week's EEOC pregnancy-discrimination guidance is being scrutinized by some critics over its timing.
Employers Blame Economy for Workers' Lawsuits
By Carol Patton
Despite an improving economy, more companies in a recent survey say economic conditions are pushing unhappy workers to file more lawsuits against their employers.
The DOMA Decision: One Year Later
By Mark McGraw
One year after the Supreme Court struck down fundamental provisions of the Defense of Marriage Act, a recent survey finds a growing number of companies offering benefits to same-sex couples. And it's not just compliance with the law that's driving this increase, experts say.
Terminating At-Will Employees
By Julian Pardo de Zela
Many HR executives believe they can terminate at-will employees for any reason whatsoever. Here's why they're wrong.