Paid parental leave is more than a "nice perk"; it's an essential tool for creating competitive advantage. Here's what's on the legal horizon -- and why a generous leave policy is great for your business.
In this article, we'll look at the rules for firing at-will employees and what your company can do to protect itself from charges of firing discrimination.
To Check or Not to Check? Straight Talk about EEOC Guidelines for Conducting Criminal Background Checks
While background checks may seem to be a valuable tool for spotting resume fraud or heading off negligent hiring claims, they can also land a company in hot water if an applicant claims the company used its criminal background check policy to discriminate unfairly. The EEOC recently released a warning that it would vigorously prosecute claims of discrimination based on background checks. With the risk of a negligent hiring suit on one side and the risk of a discrimination suit on the other, how can a company stay in compliance?