NLRB Rules Union Can Bargain for Cosmestic, Fragrance Department Employees at Macy’s

Forty one employees in the fragrance and cosmetics department at a Macy’s store in Saugus, Massachusetts can comprise a bargaining unit under the National Labor Relations Act,  the National Labor...
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N.M. Court Okays Reimbursement of Injured Employee for Cost of Medical Marijuana

An employer must reimburse an injured employee for the cost of medical marijuana used to treat his condition, the New Mexico Court of Appeals has ruled. The injured employee suffered severe back pain from...
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EEOC: Medical Inquiries Policy Violated ADA

If what the EEOC alleges actually happened at Erie Strayer Company, then the company messed up royally under the ADA and is facing serious damages. According to a lawsuit the EEOC just filed against the...
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7 warning signs a great employee’s about to quit

We all want to hold onto our best, brightest employees. And sometimes, a key component of that retention effort is being able to recognize when they’re trying to locate greener pastures and finding...
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Workplace follies: 11 amazing things employees did instead of their jobs

OK, everyone knows the pace in the office tends to slow a bit during the dog days of summer. People take vacation and almost everyone seems a little more easygoing. But you probably don’t want people this...
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The Dos and Don’ts of hiring talent from your competitors

Where’s the likeliest place to find the kind of talent you need? Your direct competitors, of course. Guest post author Adam Robinson offers some tips on hiring these top performers efficiently and...
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Understanding Oracle Workforce Reputation Management

Talent Management Excellence Essentials is a go-to e-publication that covers talent, performance, and compensation strategies. Mark Bennett, Director of Product Strategy at Oracle, contributed an article...
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Top 5 Tips to Improve Your Recruiting Strategy

39% of U.S. employers report that they are having difficulty finding staff with the right skills for their organization. In construction, engineering, and supply the percentage is even higher. Companies...
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Why You Need More than Engaged Employees

CEB research shows that more than half of your employees are less focused on the right activities and do not feel aligned with corporate priorities. CEB’s ClearAdvantage framework for your employee...
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No Fixed Start to Workweek, 8th Circuit Holds

It’s clear under the Fair Labor Standards Act that an employee is entitled to overtime for working more than 40 hours in a week. But who gets to decide when that workweek begins? The employer does,...
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