Noncompete Clause Headaches
By Wiliam Atkinson
A recent court case in Missouri regarding noncompete clauses demonstrates that, while such documents may indeed protect an organization's best interests, they can also cause plenty of legal and HR issues as well.
A Difficult Transition
By Matthew Brodsky
As two groundbreaking new cases filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission clearly illustrate, the HR issues surrounding the proper handling of workers in the process of transitioning from one gender to another are manifold.
A Disconnect Between HR and Employees
By Jill Cueni-Cohen
New research finds employees are dissatisfied with their HR departments, though experts say there are ways the function can change how it's perceived within an organization.
Lightening a Burden -- Of Proof
By William Atkinson
A proposed clarification on whistleblowers' burden of proof by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will likely bring more suits -- and HR headaches -- according to legal experts.
HR's Role in Safeguarding PHI
By Deena Coffman
With the constant proliferation of protected health information, HR teams need a thorough understanding of where it exists, its security risks and the appropriate data-protection obligations.