Confronting Off-site Harassment
By Carol Patton
Sexual harassment may occur more often in blue-collar environments and in off-site locations where HR enforcement may not be visible, but experts say the more proactive HR is in enforcing sexual-harassment policies and quickly following through on complaints, the better.
Health Plan Check-Up: Prepping for 2016
By Alicia Scalzo Wilmoth
Here are some tips for HR leaders to help their organizations avoid penalties related to the Affordable Care Act's new reporting forms when they become due next year.
Gauging the Impact of Browning-Ferris
By David Shadovitz
Employers may need to start re-examining some well-entrenched models -- such as contingent labor -- in light of the recent NLRB "joint-employer" decision.
Rethinking Class-Action Requirements
By Mark McGraw
A recent 4th Circuit ruling in South Carolina could influence other courts to ease class-action certification requirements in the future.
Should Lawyers Get Overtime?
By Andrew R. McIlvaine
As the question is debated in court whether lawyers and other "learned professionals" are covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act's rules on overtime pay, experts say the answer could have expensive implications for organizations.