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Annual EEO-1 survey data due back to EEOC by Sept. 30

8/28/2014
It’s time to file your annual EEO-1 survey with the EEOC. If you received a letter in July indicating that you must file an EEO-1 report, you have until Sept. 30 to do so.
Compensation & Benefits

Sweet dreams: The upside of lying down on the job

8/28/2014
Some employers are encouraging workers to sleep on the job. The Society for Human Resource Management’s 2014 poll of HR pros says 6% of workplaces have nap rooms where employees can catch up on their Z’s.
Employee Relations

How to do appraisals for flex-job holders

8/27/2014
What’s the best way to evaluate the work of someone who’s working where you can’t see them? Here’s good advice to pass along to your organization’s managers.
Terminations

Must you have 'absolute proof' of harassment before terminating?

8/22/2014
Employers don’t need to worry about establishing an airtight case against an employee who har­asses a co-worker. HR investigations aren’t held to the “beyond a reasonable doubt” standard of a court.
Employment Law

Understand basics of complying with GINA genetic information law

8/21/2014
The Genetic Information Non-discrimination Act, enacted in 2008, prohibits employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of their genetic information. It also bans harassing employees based on their genetic information and protects employees from retaliation for exercising their GINA rights.
Hiring

Job descriptions done right: Start with a clean sheet of paper

8/21/2014
Properly done, the task of writing a job description gets the hiring process off to a good start. Here’s some advice that can help.
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