5 Ways to Address Negative Social Media
By Zoe M. Argento and Kwabena A. Appenteng
An employee has just sent out an inflammatory social-media message, offending business patrons who now demand that you either "take action" or else endure an online shaming. Here are five possible strategies for an HR response.
Salary-History Bans Expanding
By Michael J. O'Brien
Philadelphia and Pittsburgh just became the latest U.S. cities to ban employers from asking job applicants about their salary histories. Experts weigh in on the impact of such bans on employers and pay equality.
Little Movement on Maternity Leave
By Mark McGraw
New research shows the percentage of women taking maternity leave has stagnated over the past 20-plus years. What can HR do to get that number moving in the right direction?
An Immigrant Exodus?
The Trump administration has set its sights on changes to H-1B visas, as well as to other temporary work permits for professionals in specialized areas. Reducing or eliminating them would have a great effect on the tech sector and the way it has traditionally structured its business.
More Focus on Ethics, Less on Checklists
By Carol Patton
When it comes to business ethics, experts say HR leaders need to do a better job managing both employee behavior and their company's corporate culture, rather than simply relying on a check-the-box approach to the issue.
The NLRB's (Slow) Right Turn
By James R. Redeker
Employers now have an expectation that corrections will be made to bring sanity and predictability back to the National Labor Relations Board after eight years under the Obama administration. But change will take time.