25 HR Compliance Terms to Know for 2018

ClearCompany HRM

In addition to the holiday parties and secret santa gift exchanges, the end of the year also brings organizational compliance processes as your HR department gets ready to wrap things up. Take a look at the 25 HR compliance terms you need to know as a manager: Affirmative Action Plan (AAP): A written set of specific, results-oriented procedures to be followed. Intended to remedy the effects of past discrimination or underutilization of women and minorities.

To Save Compliance Training, Focus on Root Causes

Grovo HR

Across L&D, compliance is considered a necessary evil: the scourge of both employees and learning practitioners and an annual box to check for risk-averse company executives. Ask an employee, and they’ll say compliance training brings to mind 1980s-era harassment videos coupled with requirements to change your password every 90 days. It’s no wonder compliance training has come to be seen as something to dread by everyone involved.

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5 Signs It’s Time to Update Your Compliance Training

HR Hardball

Compliance training has come out of the shadows and into the spotlight, following high-profile sexual harassment scandals that have dominated the news cycle for months. As a result, many organizations across industries are more aware of the risk of ethics and compliance violations, and the damaging consequences on their reputation, productivity, employee engagement, recruitment and retention and financial viability.

Here’s How to Make 2018 the Year of HR

TLNT: The Business of HR

Compensation & Benefits Discrimination HR Insights Legal - Compliance & Policies Sexual Harassment Featured philanthropyHuman resource professionals had more than enough on their plates in 2017.

Experience Caps In a Job Posting Could Be Age Discrimination

TLNT: The Business of HR

Age Discrimination Employment Act (ADEA) Job Postings Legal - Compliance & Policies Featured legal issuesLaw firms, among other businesses, are notorious for seeking non-partner candidates with experience within a range of years: “1-4 years,” “5-8 years,” “with about 10 years of experience.”.

Fired Google Engineer Sues Claiming Discrimination Against Caucasians, Men and Conservatives

TLNT: The Business of HR

Google has been hit with a class action lawsuit alleging it discriminates against white male conservatives. Diversity Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) HR News Legal - Compliance & Policies Sexual Discrimination Featured legal issues

5 Signs It’s Time to Update Your Compliance Training

HR Hardball

Compliance training has come out of the shadows and into the spotlight, following high-profile sexual harassment scandals that have dominated the news cycle for months. As a result, many organizations across industries are more aware of the risk of ethics and compliance violations, and the damaging consequences on their reputation, productivity, employee engagement, recruitment and retention and financial viability.

Two Compliance Issues every HR professional should know and teach to managers

OmegaHR Solutions

Anti-discrimination. We know that discrimination is a “bad” thing, but unfortunately discrimination, both intended and unintended, still occurs. These include: Race- Race was the defining discrimination in the Civil Rights Act and it remains a major point in the US. HR professionals need to be on the constant lookout for racial discrimination. At the forefront of the news, sexual harassment is both a federal discrimination issue and a civil court issue.

‘Ground-Breaking’ Ruling Says Transgender Discrimination Is Covered by Title VII

TLNT: The Business of HR

Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently ruled , in what many have described as a ground-breaking decision, that discrimination based on an employee’s transgender status is discrimination based on “sex” in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII). Discrimination Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) HR News Legal - Compliance & Policies Title VII (EEOC) Transgender Uncategorized Featured legal issuesThe U.S.

Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Baker In Wedding Cake Discrimination

TLNT: The Business of HR

Discrimination HR News Legal - Compliance & Policies Sexual Discrimination Featured legal issuesThe US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. However, the 7-2 decision sets no precedent, instead the majority said the Colorado Civil Rights Commission showed a “hostility toward the sincere religious beliefs” of baker Jack Phillips when it said he violated the couple’s rights.

6th Circuit Rules Title VII Prohibits Transgender Discrimination

HR Daily Advisor

7, 2018 ). The employee filed a charge of sex discrimination with the EEOC, which ultimately brought a lawsuit against the funeral home in federal district court, claiming discrimination based on sex and gender identity. The district court held that the EEOC could not sue for discrimination based on the employee’s transgender status, but allowed the claim of sex discrimination based on sex stereotyping.

Important 2018 EU Labor Law Changes – Part 1

Global Upside

Every year there are changes to EU labor laws and 2018 is no exception. Another significant change to keep close track of is the EU’s General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR), which will have sweeping implications when going into effect on 25 May 2018. In an agreement regarding fixed-term contracts on 7 February 2018, the maximum allowed duration for fixed-term contracts has been lowered from 24 to 18 months. Disability Discrimination.

Are you in compliance with the Equal Pay Act?

Business Management Daily

The post Are you in compliance with the Equal Pay Act? Centerpiece Discrimination and Harassment Employment Law Human ResourcesThe Equal Pay Act of 1963 is a pretty straightforward law. But are your organization's policies violating it? Answer the following six questions to see. appeared first on Business Management Daily.

Age Discrimination in the Workplace

GoCGO

If you attended our recent webinar on Recruitment Compliance , one of the topics we discussed was avoiding discrimination against older workers. This topic was in the news recently when a national restaurant chain agreed to settle an Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) lawsuit. million to settle a class age discrimination lawsuit brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

OFCCP Settles Hiring Discrimination Claims with Birds Eye Foods

Berkshire Associates

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has entered into a conciliation agreement with Birds Eye Foods, LLC to settle allegations of hiring, placement, and housing discrimination at its location in Darien, Wisconsin. OFCCP alleges three separate violations of discrimination. The first violation alleges hiring discrimination against female applicants for fulltime and seasonal laborer positions.

Compliance fails! What startups consistently overlook

Stratus

When compliance violations occur, it’s not usually because you’re trying to shun responsibilities. Compliance violations: real stories of harassment, discrimination, Fair Credit Reporting and more. Oftentimes, compliance issues aren’t directly the fault of the employer. Compliance management is, in my opinion, one of the most valuable services a PEO can offer. and learn how affordable it is to have our team manage your compliance.

Best Practices for Your Dealership to Maintain Employee Compliance

Hireology

Keeping up with constantly changing state and federal employee compliance regulations can be a never-ending cycle for your HR team, but your dealership can face steep fines or lawsuits for common human error mistakes. By instead automating many of your HR processes, your dealership can maintain employee compliance and save time that would have otherwise been spent manually tracking each compliance update. Hiring Process Compliance. Payroll & Tax Compliance.

Best Practices for Your Dealership to Maintain Employee Compliance

Hireology

Keeping up with constantly changing state and federal employee compliance regulations can be a never-ending cycle for your HR team, but your dealership can face steep fines or lawsuits for common human error mistakes. By instead automating many of your HR processes, your dealership can maintain employee compliance and save time that would have otherwise been spent manually tracking each compliance update. Hiring Process Compliance. Payroll & Tax Compliance.

Best Practices for Your Dealership to Maintain Employee Compliance

Hireology

Keeping up with constantly changing state and federal employee compliance regulations can be a never-ending cycle for your HR team, but your dealership can face steep fines or lawsuits for common human error mistakes. By instead automating many of your HR processes, your dealership can maintain employee compliance and save time that would have otherwise been spent manually tracking each compliance update. Hiring Process Compliance. Payroll & Tax Compliance.

5 labor law compliance challenges in changing times

Insperity

Labor law compliance is a big deal for businesses of all sizes. That’s why it’s vital to keep time and attendance records accurate and current, per Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) rules and any similar state law, and properly document safety trainings and compliance per applicable federal and state Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations. When the playing field is constantly moving and changing, you have to stay agile and adapt – or risk compliance issues.

US Foods and OFCCP Settle Hiring Discrimination Claims

Berkshire Associates

has entered into a conciliation agreement with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) to settle allegations of hiring discrimination at the foodservice distributors’ Wixom, Michigan facility. discriminated against a total of sixty female applicants for Night Order Selector positions in their warehouse. Affirmative Action Gender DiscriminationUS Foods, Inc.

OFCCP Settles Hiring Discrimination Claims Against Iowa Contractor

Berkshire Associates

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has entered into a conciliation agreement with Hillshire Brands Company, formerly known as Sara Lee Food and Beverage, to settle allegations of hiring discrimination at its location in Storm Lake, Iowa. OFCCP alleged the federal contractor discriminated against White and Black applicants in Production positions. Affirmative Action Workplace Discrimination OFCCP

OFCCP Settles Hiring Discrimination Claims with Nebraska Skilled Nursing Home

Berkshire Associates

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has entered into a conciliation agreement with GGNSC Omaha Hallmark, LLC and Omaha Metro Care Rehabilitation Center, LLC to settle allegations of hiring discrimination at a skilled nursing home facility in Omaha, Nebraska. OFCCP alleges that GGNSC discriminated against White and Hispanic applicants for Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) positions from January 2012 through at least August 2013.

Court Considering If Experience Limits in Job Postings Are Discriminatory

TLNT: The Business of HR

Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (based in Chicago) holding that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act covers both current employees and job applicants. Age Discrimination Employment Act (ADEA) Job Postings Legal - Compliance & Policies FeaturedEmployers should keep an eye on a case in the U.S.

New 2018 Midyear Employment Law White Paper

HRWatchdog

Make sure you are in compliance with new regulations, court rulings, local ordinances and more. We are over halfway through 2018, and yet again, California employers have been busy paying attention to plenty of new employment law developments. You need to make sure you are in compliance with new regulations, court rulings, local ordinances and more. CalChamber also offers convenient HR compliance products and services for current and comprehensive employment law information.

HR’s 2018 year in review part one

cipHR

Compliance requirements dominated the agendas for many UK organisations during the first six months of 2018. For HR professionals dealing with the urgency to become more transparent and open about company information, and more accountable in protecting an individual’s integrity, 2018 was a year of juggling regulatory requirements with developments around the future of the work, which we will explore in more detail in the second part of our 2018 review.

Employer compliance must-do’s for every small business

Genesis HR Solutions

For a small business owner, employer compliance is just one of many things on a very long to-do list. However, compliance is no simple matter—keeping up with the latest federal and state business laws is much easier said than done. From COBRA and HIPAA to the ACA, it can be hard to navigate through the alphabet soup to ensure employer compliance with regulations. Employer compliance continues to be a pain point for organizations of all sizes.

Disability Discrimination: Kentucky Court Reinstates Fired Worker’s Case

HR Daily Advisor

The court found an employee’s complaint contained sufficient allegations of discrimination based on her disability and her use of medical leave to move forward toward trial. In December 2014, Allison filed a lawsuit that included allegations of disability discrimination and violations of the FMLA. The company argued that those limitations were temporary and therefore weren’t protected under the disability discrimination laws.

From Pay Equity to Pot—The 3 Major Issues Impacting Hiring in 2018

HR Daily Advisor

Three key issues that will impact the hiring process in 2018 include pay equity measures, ban the box laws, and marijuana legalization. Here are a few points for savvy employers to consider as they develop their compliance programs. Lawmakers are debating similar legislation in Illinois and New Jersey, amongst other places solidifying the belief that this will be the major subject of employment facing legislation in 2018.

Inflexible leave policies cost company $1.75M

HR Morning

A healthcare company found out that the cost of complying with federal disability accommodation and discrimination laws is likely lower than what they’ll end up paying for violating them. . Systemic discrimination’. million to settle a suit over what the commission calls “systemic disability and pregnancy discrimination.”.

It Matters What You Do For Parents After the Baby Is Born

TLNT: The Business of HR

Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) (ADAA) Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Legal - Compliance & Policies Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) FeaturedBeing a new parent is an exhilarating experience. But despite the joy that a new baby can bring, parents will sometimes get depressed or otherwise experience negative feelings immediately following the birth of their child. Sometimes these feelings are relatively mild — the so-called “baby blues.”

State Compliance Update with CIC Plus’ Brian Elfrink

CIC Plus

Now we are addressing the challenge of managing state compliance by introducing our newest solution, Compliance Library. Compliance Library delivers the right form, in the right format, at the right time. Compliance Corner

It’s time to VOTE for the “Worst Employer of 2018.”

The Employer Handbook

Over the course of the year, he has flagged some of the worst discrimination and harassment allegations against employers. Now, the list is long enough that he needs your help to vote it down to a “Worst Employer of 2018.” If you’re not already subscribed to receive Jon’s daily HR-compliance updates, well, you can fix that by clicking here.). Discrimination and Unlawful Harassment

Compliance expert: Anti-sexual harassment training needs to start with this …

HR Morning

Here’s Hames, who advises corporate ethics and compliance programs, explaining why it’s so critical today — and how to build it into your company culture. ” With increased regulatory requirements, general compliance training fatigue is at an all-time high. Effective compliance and ethics programs reach across the table to engage and collaborate with HR leaders. Marsha is a Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional.

Dell EMC to Pay Millions in Back Wages Due to Alleged Gender Discrimination

Berkshire Associates

The settlement is a result of routine compliance evaluations initiated by the OFCCP. Some areas of the alleged discrimination are: Affirmative Action Gender DiscriminationIn late April, Computer giant Dell EMC, headquartered in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, was ordered to pay more than $2.9 million in back wages to settle a claim of paying women and some minority employees less than their white male counterparts.