Don't Tell Me No!
By James H. Kizziar and Amber K. Dodds
The NLRB has recently cracked down on employers' social-media and behavior policies. Where is the new line on prohibiting employee bad behavior and limiting social-media rants?
Is Your Applicant-Screening Process Legal?
By Steve Lowisz
As the competition for top talent continues, many HR professionals understand the need to streamline their candidate-selection process to find and retain the best possible workers. However, many applicant-tracking systems and screening practices may not even be legal.
Fair Play ... Or Not?
By Carol Patton
Employers debate the merits and challenges of changing domestic-benefits policy for employees living in states where same-sex marriage is legal.
Class Action 2.0
By Mark McGraw
A recent Seyfarth Shaw report finds Rule 23 -- the federal law governing employee class-action lawsuits -- undergoing a "major transformation." What can HR do to help the organization defend costly class-action litigation?
Wrestling with the ACA's Reporting Requirements
By Carol Patton
A new survey finds many organizations are struggling with the reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act. Experts discuss ways HR leaders can get their organizations ahead of the compliance curve.
NLRB Makes Union Organizing Easier
By Marshall Babson, Joshua Ditelberg, Bryan Bienias and Karla Sanchez
The National Labor Relations Board recently caused some big headaches for employers when it ruled that employers generally have to give non-management employees access to the employer's own email system to communicate with each other at work regarding working conditions and possible union organizing.
Obama's SOTU Targets Worker Needs
By David Shadovitz
In his sixth State of the Union address, the president covered a wide range of employment and labor issues, though experts don't expect many to ever see the light of day.