McDermott’s Todd Solomon Discusses Same-Sex Employee Benefits with the Wall Street Journal

As the U.S. Supreme Court weighs whether gay couples are constitutionally entitled to marry, more companies in states with marriage equality have begun to mandate that gay employees marry in order to maintain...
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NYC Mayor Signs Law Banning Use of Credit History As Basis for Employment Decisions

Basing an employment decision on a person’s credit history will mostly be a relic of the past in New York City come this September. That’s when a new law signed last week by Mayor Bill DeBlasio...
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Did it just get harder to trust resumes online?

Will this discovery make you more skittish about reading digital resumes?  Threat researchers at the IT security provider Proofpoint Inc. recently discovered that CareerBuilder was used to attack employers...
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The next wave of employment law is introduced in 2 states, NYC

Don’t say you weren’t warned: There’s good chance these new laws are precursors to legislation you may soon see in your state or city.  The ink is still wet on these laws, which...
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Just how closely can you track employee whereabouts — on and off the job?

Should an employer have the right to know where an employee is 24 hours a day?   That’s the central question in a recent lawsuit filed in California state court, in which a salesperson claims she...
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The magic number that helps your benefits program boost retention

When it comes to benefits, the number of perks you offer employees is a very important metric.   At least that’s what MetLife’s 13th annual U.S. Employee Benefit Trends Study discovered. The MetLife...
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Find the Best Applicant Tracking Software – One Minute Could Save You Days of Frustration

The recruitment process can be arduous for both employers and candidates. From sourcing candidates to tracking current applicants and ultimately hiring the ideal candidate, an ATS will reduce the time...
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Bad Mix: Concrete Company Fired Employee Because He Had Prostate Cancer, EEOC Alleges

Was firing an employee who had prostate cancer because he requested a few more days off for medical treatment a violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act? Yes, according to the Equal Employment...
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Fighting Back Against Workplace Violence

Workplace violence is a serious and real concern, as it can include bodily harm, psychological effects, strains on employee health and possibly even result in loss of life.Request Free!
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Creative Recruiting – 8 tips for finding the best on a budget

Successful business depends on successful people, so it makes sense to put a bit of effort into finding those who’ll help you succeed. But - and here’s the important thing - you don’t...
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