A $128k lesson in why employers need to accommodate disabled workers

An Arkansas car dealership is on the hook for more than $128k after it failed to accommodate a sales manager who returned to work after spine surgery. Randall Ford in Fort Smith will pay $128,750 as...
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You’ve Acquired a New Qualified Retirement Plan? Time for a Compliance Check

In connection with a merger or acquisition, an acquiring company may end up assuming sponsorship of a tax-qualified retirement plan that covers employees of the acquired company.  This article provides...
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What To Do When Stress Gets The Best Of You

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and found that 90% of top performers...
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Employers, EEOC Settle Lawsuit Alleging Illegal Medical, Genetic Questioning of Job Applicants

Job applicants at three Southern California companies won’t have to undergo any more physical examinations or answer questions about their medical and genetic histories, under settlement terms announced...
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Honor Veterans by Hiring More of Them

There’s a concern tonight on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. to honor our nation’s veterans, featuring musical legends such as Bruce Springsteen and others.  Veterans certainly deserve...
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EEOC: Discrimination Against LGBT Persons on Basis of Sex Stereotyping Violates Title VII

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has found a statutory workaround to the fact that federal law does not expressly prohibit discrimination against individuals because of their sexual orientation. In...
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EEOC: Discrimination Against LGBT Persons on Basis of Sex Stereotyping Violates Title VII

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has found a statutory workaround to the fact that federal law does not expressly prohibit discrimination against individuals because of their sexual orientation. In...
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EEOC: Discrimination Against LGBT Persons on Basis of Sex Stereotyping Violates Title VII

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has found a statutory workaround to the fact that federal law does not expressly prohibit discrimination against individuals because of their sexual orientation. In...
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EEOC: Discrimination Against LGBT Persons on Basis of Sex Stereotyping Violates Title VII

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has found a statutory workaround to the fact that federal law does not expressly prohibit discrimination against individuals because of their sexual orientation. In...
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Workplace Bullying Prevention at Heart of New California Law Requiring Additional Training

California is often a bellweather for other states, so resident blogger and HR consultant Robin Paggi is here to tell us about a new law in the Golden State imposing new training requirements on employers...
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