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True Faith HR

One of the major themes of last week''s Transform HR Conference was wellness. Fran Melmed looked at ways that organizations could do better in her session, " The Second-Generation Workplace Wellness Program." Similarly, Jennifer Benz looked at HR communication efforts to make wellness more viable in her session, " 3 Steps to Success: How Benefits Can Drive Your Strategic HR Efforts." only we could avoid those pesky genetic testing discrimination concerns.

Ground Gained in Employer Awareness of True Potential of the Blind

HR Daily Advisor

We hear a lot about recruiting challenges like implicit bias and discrimination that persist despite decades of research and training designed to combat those challenges. NIB recently commissioned a follow-up survey to its 2012 study aimed at understanding the change in employers’ attitudes and perceptions towards hiring people with disabilities, including those who are blind or visually impaired at U.S. ResearchNowSSI conducted the online survey to collect attitudinal data.

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EEOC Unveils Strategic Plan for 2018-2022

Sterling Check

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces federal anti-discrimination laws which apply to hiring, wages and benefits. The EEOC establishes a Strategic Enforcement Plan every four years to prioritize and set forth strategies to integrate all components of EEOC’s enforcement efforts to have a sustainable impact in advancing equal opportunity and freedom from discrimination.

when should I tell a prospective employer that I’m transgender and in the midst of transitioning?

Ask a Manager

If my employer discriminates against me on the basis of this, there are no laws protecting me against that even if I’m already an employee. Well, first, assuming that you’re in the U.S., In 2012, the EEOC held that discrimination against transgender people violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. ban discrimination based on gender identity. A reader writes: I’m 19, searching for a part-time entry-level job, and transgender.

How Background Checks Can Land Your Business In Hot Water

Insperity

Non-compliance of policies with anti-discrimination laws. In 2012, Pepsi Beverages agreed to pay $3.13 million and provide job offers and training to resolve a charge of race discrimination, according to the U.S. The EEOC ruled that the criminal background check policy formerly used by Pepsi unfairly discriminated against more than 300 African American applicants who had been arrested and had pending criminal charges. Lack of verification of background check data.

Performance Appraisals: Should You Grade Your Employees on a Bell Curve ???

CakeHR

The reason why it’s sometimes referred to as ‘forced ranking’ is because managers have to do just that – forcibly rank all of their team into one of the stated categories regardless of whether they are all performing well or not, which surprisingly can be beneficial in some instances but damaging in others. Research conducted in 2011 and 2012 by Ernest O’Boyle Jr.

3 ways small business owners go above and beyond for their employees

Tsheets

And that’s just one way business owners can prioritize prevention over triage when it comes to an employee’s mental wellness. We don’t have the data to support this, but we’d suspect organ donation is among the most impactful when it comes to securing an employee for life. Evidence of this can be seen in a 2012 incident in which employee Debbie Stevens was fired after donating a kidney to help her boss. It’s a common sentiment: “My boss doesn’t care about me.”

Celebrating International Women’s Day at The Predictive Index

PI Worldwide

In honor of International Women’s Day, we interviewed some of our women leaders at The Predictive Index, as well as two of our women PI Certified Partners. It took the SVP with kids longer to grow in her career trajectory because she had to overcome gender discrimination. There is still disparity even if we neutralize the data for this time away from careers. Heather: I have been a part of the PI family since 2004 and in a partner leadership role since 2012.

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No ADA Violation for Ramping Up Productivity Demand for Traffic Camera Job

HR Daily Advisor

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), an employee who is a qualified individual with a disability may not be subjected to discrimination or an adverse employment action on the basis of her disability. ” The position required Sarah to enter data into computers and process a certain number of potential violations per hour (VPH). VPH in 2012. She sued ATS for discrimination and retaliation under the ADA. by Jodi R. Bohr, Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A.

ACA Legislative Update – Quarter Two, 2016

Health efx

The fee applies to all policy and plan years ending after September 30, 2012, and before October 1, 2019. Wellness Program Rules – Final Regulations Released. In May, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) finalized regulations concerning the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) on employer-sponsored wellness programs. These rules will require some changes to be made to wellness programs.

How Online Education Helps Underserved Students

SAP Innovation

The pace has slowed since then, with only slight increases since 2012, but there is no sign students are turning away from online education. Many factors play a role; for example, rural students don’t perform as well as suburban students when education funding is low. Online and digital learning programs can help underserved students in the United States as well as those in countries with populations far removed from urban centers. Underserved students benefit as well.

Leadership: It’s All in Your Mindfulness

SAP Innovation

At stake were the jobs of thousands of people who would likely lose their employment if the deal was blocked by the Federal Trade Commission [FTC],” says Marturano, whose team was providing truckloads of data, expert witnesses, and other evidence in response to the FTC inquiry. Though workplace stress does not discriminate, leaders can feel the greatest pressure.

Talkspace Founders Roni and Oren Frank: “If we all shared the fact that we struggle from time to time, we would help create more visibility for these issues.”

Thrive Global

In a day and age when mental health care is recognized as a global societal crisis, the effectiveness and convenience Talkspace provides to those seeking to improve their mental health and well-being stands out. As an avid believer in the power of innovation and technology to better society, Oren founded Talkspace with his wife Roniin 2012, with the vision of “Therapy for all.” Can you tell our readers about how you are helping to de-stigmatize the focus on mental wellness?