Women to Receive $475K in Settlement of DOL’s Sex Bias Case Against Coca Cola Facility

It stands to reason that with all of the Coca Cola products consumed in this country, that the soda maker needs a lot of workers to run its operations. Which means it needs both men and women to work for...
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ADA Settlement Costs Nursing Home 75K

You may remember an EEOC lawsuit I wrote about back in January in which a nursing home pulled a job offer to an applicant because he was deaf. Now comes the news that the nursing–Holly Manner Center...
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How Domestic Violence Affects the Workplace

With the approach of Domestic Violence Awareness month, and several high-profile cases of domestic violence in the news, Robin Paggi, HR consultant and regular contributor to this blog, offers advice to...
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Why hiring overqualified applicants could be your smartest move

Conventional wisdom says it’s stupid for companies to hire individuals who are overqualified for open positions — they’re just going to make a break for it when the job market improves....
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This looks bad: Fidelity settles retirement plan suit for $12M

One might assume that a leading retirement plan provider would operate an impeccable retirement program for its employees. In this case, that assumption would be mistaken.   Fidelity Investments, the...
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Replaceable or not: You still have to grant them FMLA leave

This employer was shoved between a rock and a hard place. But management chose to handle the situation … um … poorly.  Tondalaya Evans put her employer, book seller Books-A-Million (BAM),...
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Firing employee who objected to ‘religious’ meetings costs firm $80k

A recent case reminds us of two workplace truths: 1) An organization can’t force religion down an employee’s throat, and 2) That same organization can’t retaliate against a worker who...
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Complex Scheduling Simplified With Time & Attendance Software

Employee scheduling can be an incredibly complex task. In fact, there are companies that exist solely to assist organizations with managing their scheduling processes. The difficulties in managing employee...
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Video: Top 6 Considerations When Choosing a Global HCM

You know that a cloud-based HCM offers a great user experience & less reliance on IT, but what are the other things you need to consider? Watch this video to hear (6) insights from industry leaders. Click...
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Why the Smartest Marketers Have External Writing Teams

A successful content strategy includes many moving parts: content planning, content creation, content promotion, measuring performance and optimizing for success. With so much to do, it's no surprise the...
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