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Law Firm Subject of Gender Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

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Six lawyers from Jones Day have filed a class-action lawsuit alleging an array of gender discrimination claims against the law firm, including pay discrimination, sexual harassment, and stifled advancement. This is the second lawsuit filed against Jones Day.

What to Know about the New California Sexual Harassment Training Regulations

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Do you conduct business in the state of California? Due to recent legislation, California businesses have a deadline of January 1, 2020, to enstate new sexual harassment policies. The change to the policy includes a new requirement for sexual harassment training. Read on to learn how to create a successful California sexual harassment training policy. California Sexual Harassment Training.

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Following the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, what challenges do HR now face?

CakeHR

You would have had to have been living under a rock to have missed the #metoo movement and the aftermath. Thankfully, strength comes in numbers and as so many people took to social media to protest, others who had remained quiet for so long finally gained the courage to speak out.

What Does the New Delaware Sexual Harassment Law Mean for Your Organization?

Zenefits

Many states are seeing new sexual harassment laws much in place, and new data are showing an increase in sexual harassment reports. If you’re an employer in Delaware, you’re probably aware of the new sexual harassment law in your state. HB 360 adds new provisions to the Delaware Discrimination in Employment Act (DDEA). What Is Sexual Harassment? Hasn’t sexual harassment been illegal already?

What Does the New Delaware Sexual Harassment Law Mean for Your Organization?

Zenefits

Many states are seeing new sexual harassment laws much in place, and new data are showing an increase in sexual harassment reports. If you’re an employer in Delaware, you’re probably aware of the new sexual harassment law in your state. HB 360 adds new provisions to the Delaware Discrimination in Employment Act (DDEA). What Is Sexual Harassment? Hasn’t sexual harassment been illegal already?

What Other Employers Can Learn From Uber: Recognizing and Combating Sexism in the Workplace

Compensation Today

Last month, a former Uber employee recounted her “ very, very strange year ” at the organization as a female engineer. Her account is a story of sexism, sexual harassment and HR violations that left many asking, “Are you kidding me?!”. While I’m not here to play the court of public opinion regarding the validity of these stories, I am here to tell you: It’s 2017, and sexism in the workplace is something every organization should be concerned about.

Salma Hayek Pinault: “If you learn to respect to women, you learn to respect life”

WorkHuman

She is a spokesperson for the Avon Foundation’s Speak Out Against Domestic Violence program. She’s also testified in front of the U.S. Senate, encouraging the extension of the Violence Against Women Act, which resulted in a $3.9 And her most recent venture is starting an organization called Chime for Change, an organization dedicated to improving the education, help, and welfare for women and girls around the world. When she arrived in the U.S.

Employee handbook examples and sample policies

Business Management Daily

Having a great employee handbook helps new employees understand expectations and ensures that all staff members are on the same page in regard to conduct and procedures. The employee handbook examples below can help you start building your own handbook. Leave and time off policies.

Most Important Developments in HR for 8/16

GetFive

Illinois is set to join the growing list of states further protecting the rights of workers who have experienced sexual harassment, with the recently passed Workplace Transparency Act (WTA). Last year, the state of New York and New York City enacted comprehensive state anti-sexual harassment legislation. As of 2019, California employers also have new obligations and restrictions related to sexual harassment issues.

Disparate Treatment: An Overview for HR

Digital HR Tech

This includes intentional discrimination – disparate treatment – and unintentional subtle forms of discrimination – disparate impact. Disparate Treatment is intentionally discriminating against a protected class of employees. Age Discrimination.

5 Reasons Your Retention Rate Is So Low

Get Hppy

With the unemployment rate hovering at an historic low of 4.1% and the department of labor reporting average job tenure declining, retaining the employees you have is much more important now than it was a few years ago. Take a look at the data chart below from Indeed showing how long most employees stay with one company. Average number of years employees stay with the same company. An EAP and supportive environment may be all the reason they need to stay.

8 Ways To Celebrate Women's Equality Day

Vantage Circle

It makes the occasion of celebrating Women's Equality Day on August 26 more vital than ever. Today we get to see women representatives in the military, in space, and as CEOs of Fortune companies. Even in the United States, women were not allowed voting rights until 1920.

Careers that are Breaking Gender Stereotypes

CakeHR

Gender discrimination somehow finds itself in all spheres of our life but manifests mostly in our life choices. For years, men and women have gravitated towards selective jobs for the sole fact that they were a considered women/men’s job. No matter the industry, women hold fewer leadership positions. Out of the CEOs of the Fortune 500 companies, women number only 24 of them. This has to do a little with the way this generation has been raised.

13 Employee Engagement Trends for 2020

Vantage Circle

It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change. Darwin might not have quoted the above line with respect to business, but his words seem to echo in the business world, now more than ever. The list just goes on.

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019

Digital HR Tech

The idea behind this article simply is to share inspiring people from the global HR tech world with you. Some of them have just entered the industry while others have been around for a long time. We don’t want to pretend that this list is exhaustive and no, there isn’t a sophisticated selection process on which we’ve based our article. Again, the idea is just to discover people in HR tech that are doing interesting, innovating work.

Social Media Policy 101: What Personal Social Media Actions Can be Restricted?

HR Daily Advisor

In a recent article , we discussed the fact that employers need to be careful to avoid being overly restrictive in their social media policies, since restricting what employees can say online might constitute interference with an employee’s right to concerted activity under Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). However, ensure that the policy is not overly broad in defining what is deemed to be confidential information.

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019

Digital HR Tech

The idea behind this article simply is to share inspiring people from the global HR tech world with you. Some of them have just entered the industry while others have been around for a long time. We don’t want to pretend that this list is exhaustive and no, there isn’t a sophisticated selection process on which we’ve based our article. Again, the idea is just to discover people in HR tech that are doing interesting, innovating work.

A Full Guide to the HR Generalist

Digital HR Tech

The HR generalist is probably the most varied HR professional out there. In this article, we will answer what an HR generalist is, what he or she does, how to become one, how much you earn as a generalist, and all the other information that you’ll want to know! An HR generalist is usually the first HR hire any company makes. As the job title suggests, this is a person with a broad range of responsibilities instead of a specialized line of work.

Here’s the Ultimate Tool for Tax Compliance in 2019

Zenefits

I am a 30-year-old entrepreneur navigating the business world, attempting to get ahead in life by building new businesses and hopefully discovering that pot of gold along the way that leaves me happily retired. If you’re one of the more than 25 million Americans who has started, or are starting, a new business—perhaps your situation is similar to mine. Unpacking the current situation with small business and compliance.

New California Laws and HR Trends for 2017 and Beyond

HR Daily Advisor

Each year, California employers are faced with the task of keeping up with a whole new round of labor laws and regulations, most of them courtesy of the state legislature. This article discusses some of the more significant employment law changes over the past several months, many with an effective date of July 1, 2017. Employers were not required to provide written notification to employees until the Labor Commissioner developed and released a model notice.

Review of the Trump Administration’s First Year: Aggressive Agency Action

HR Daily Advisor

The past year has included many expected moves by the Trump administration, such as the reversal of some of the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) controversial decisions under the Obama administration, as well as several unexpected developments among several agencies. In part one of this article series , we discussed the various agency appointments, and lack thereof, as well as a few Obama-era Executive Orders that were put on the chopping block.