Consumer Data Protection Laws: What You Need to Know

Ultimate Software

But with high-profile data breaches and concerns over how companies are safeguarding data, there has been a worldwide call to codify new consumer data protection laws and strengthen existing ones. The Global Response to Consumer Data Protection.

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The Compliance Downside of Big Data

Workology

The use of big data in human resources is all the rage today. More and more companies, at least the large ones, are collecting and using employee and prospect data to be able to make determinations about their workforces. The data is being used for promotions, terminations as well as new hires and it should be. There is however, a downside of the use of that data. The Risks of Big Data. A major risk is that of disparate impact discrimination.

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. Intended to remedy the effects of past discrimination or underutilization of women and minorities.

Strategic HR vs Compliance HR: What’s the Difference?

Reflektive

Compliance has traditionally been HR’s main focus and area of responsibility. Compliance HR continues to have its place in modern human resources, but growing access to employee data has seen the rise of strategic HR and the alignment between human resources and company goals. Defining Compliance HR. Compliance HR has two main goals: to ensure the employer treats employees fairly and to prevent the business from running afoul of legal repercussions.

EEOC Steps Up Data Collection on Discrimination

HRExecutive

In case you missed this bit of news on your rush out the door to start your weekend last Friday: In an effort to improve the information available about religious discrimination, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced it will implement changes in the collection of demographic data from individuals who file charges with the agency. Combating Religious Discrimination Today , a community engagement initiative coordinated by the White House and the U.S.

5 Reasons Why HR Compliance is More Complicated Than Ever

Cisive

Because compliance is changing so quickly on the state and federal level, HR departments are finding it more and more challenging to keep up with current regulations and changes to employment law. A vendor partner can be the HR practitioner’s best support to help navigate the fast-moving legal compliance landscape that includes background screening, reference checks, and employment verification. Non-Compliance in HR is Complicated and Expensive.

Roadmap to Better HR Compliance

CIC Plus

As employment laws and regulations increase, so does your risk of penalties for non-compliance. Instead, read on for some tips and approaches for keeping in the know when it comes to all the moving parts for HR compliance. Train your people on compliance.

7 Modules Your Compliance Training Resources Must Include

Kitaboo - Employee Training

Compliance training is usually a part of every employee’s initial training process. Compliance training resources and modules generally consist of a long list of code of conduct which includes topics such as anti-harassment, bribery, FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practice Act), protection of company data, client interactions, usage of company property and data security, etc. Are your Compliance Training Resources Effective? How to Deliver Compliance Training?

How technology is helping solve the compliance conundrum

HRExecutive

Keeping up with compliance , a moving target within the human resource space, affects employers of all sizes. More than ever, organizations of all sizes are looking for ways to manage wage and hour compliance.”. Ongoing regulatory changes make HR compliance in the U.S.

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What is GINA? The federal discrimination law you need to know.

Business Management Daily

GINA, or the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, outlaws genetic discrimination. GINA bars employers from discriminating against or harassing employees based on their genetic information. It prohibits genetic information employment discrimination.

White House Suspends Pay Data Portion of EEO-1

TLNT: The Business of HR

Employers who were required to file pay and demographic data as part of a revised EEO-1 have been given a reprieve. The EEOC, under direction by the White House Office of Management and Budget, has suspended indefinitely the requirement to file the pay data portion.

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4 Takeaways from the HCCA 2019 Compliance Institute

Precheck

4 Takeaways from the HCCA 2019 Compliance Institute Apr. The 23rd Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) Compliance Institute gathered more than 3,000 healthcare compliance professionals in Boston, Massachusetts last week. Compliance Leadership: Be passionate.

‘Impossible Demands’ Lead to Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

HR Daily Advisor

He responded by filing a lawsuit against his employer alleging that he was discriminated against in violation of the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Massachusetts Gen. ADA & Disabilities CPAP data documentation employerby John S. Gannon.

More Than A Handbook: Maintaining Conduct Policy Compliance

Essium HRM

Whether real or perceived, many situations could end up in a lawsuit – sexual harassment, discrimination, wage, overtime and wrongful termination. Companies that do not follow regulatory compliance practices face numerous possible repercussions, such as being forced to participate in remediation programs that include on-site compliance audits and inspections by the appropriate regulatory agency.

7 Modules Your Compliance Training Resources Must Include

Kitaboo - Employee Training

Compliance training is usually a part of every employee’s initial training process. It generally consists of a long list of code of conduct which includes topics such as anti-harassment, bribery, FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practice Act), protection of company data, client interactions, usage of company property and data security etc. Are your Compliance Training Resources Effective? How to Deliver Compliance Training? What Happens in case of Non-compliance?

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2019 HR & Compliance Web Summit: Executive Summary

Paycor

Industry experts like Jennifer McClure offered actionable insights and advice on all things HR, from self-care for the HR pro to in-the-news compliance issues. Maintaining compliance for the organization. W-4 Changes In 2020: What You Need to Know |Speakers: Paycor Compliance Team.

Critical Updates for I-9 and E-Verification Compliance

Precheck

Critical Updates for I-9 and E-Verification Compliance Jul. But if employers take adverse action against an employee based solely on no-match letters, they may be sued for discriminating against the worker based on citizenship.

5 Tips to Tackle Compliance in 2017

BirdDogHR

Federal contractors and subcontractors are prohibited from workplace employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin according to the DOL. Automate your paperwork process to reduce data errors. Compliance.

Sex discrimination lawsuits cost four employers a bundle

HR Morning

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has made it clear that its chief enforcement target is “systematic” discrimination on the part of employers. According to EEOC’s lawsuit, PMT engaged in a pattern or practice of systemic hiring discrimination when, between Jan.

Attention Employers: Reinstatement of Revised EEO-1 Pay Data (EEO-2)

ApplicantStack

In March 2019, a federal judge reinstated the requirement for employers to provide pay data in their EEO report. Pay data for your EEO report is due by September 30, 2019 (for 2017 and 2018). The deadline for EEO-1 2018 data is still May 31, 2019. The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO-1) Report is a mandatory Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) compliance survey. Component 1 requires hiring data categorized by the following: Race/ethnicity.

Cybersecurity for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses

HR Counselor's Corner

Cybersecurity” is a bit like plumbing: most everybody thinks it’s a great idea, but we don’t really give it much thought beyond that until something goes horribly wrong, like a data breach. Why would a hacker want to steal data from little-old-me?” 14], Compliance Checklist for U.S.

Cape Town: Employment Equity Compliance Certificate Now Valid For 12 Months

Global People Strategist

Simply defined, employment equity (EE) is the use of hiring policies that encourage fair representation of members of minority groups, women, or other people who suffer discrimination. The Act seeks to eliminate unfair discrimination and to promote the use of affirmative action measures.

On the Chopping Block for Hiring and Pay Discrimination

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday we explored how the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has been taking a hard stance on hiring and pay discrimination cases. With the additional staff, the OFCCP will provide sufficient expert support for improved data collection and analysis.

Obama enlists EEOC in the fight against pay discrimination

HR Morning

On the seventh anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Act , the Obama administration announced that it is taking some monumental steps to identify potential pay discrimination. The first: Enlisting the help of the EEOC to procure more detailed payroll data from employers.

Recruiting Best Practices- Your Technology and You

HRchitect

Acquiring new talent in your organization requires you to navigate around laws regarding discrimination, confidentiality of candidate information and a fiscal responsibility to your organization through timely hires and adherence to salary expectations. Compliance. Data Security.

The Compliance Challenge of Political Events

NGA Human Resources

Changes to the workforce dynamic have been hot topics for discussion and this has led to growing uncertainty about the impact the new administration's initiatives will have on employment laws, and related compliance. For this business, this means seamless compliance and regulatory controls.

What’s New and Critical for in I-9 and E-Verification Compliance

Cisive

But if employers take adverse action against an employee based solely on no-match letters, they may be sued for discriminating against the worker based on citizenship. Employers may complete or retain I-9 forms in an electronic generation or storage system for as long as the system has reasonable controls to ensure integrity, accuracy and reliability of the data. It’s important to reevaluate I-9 compliance procedures frequently to remain compliant.

Here’s the Ultimate Tool for Tax Compliance in 2019

Zenefits

I’m not a compliance expert, financial analyst, or tax advisor. And perhaps too, you as a business owner, are as confused by federal tax compliance as I am. Unpacking the current situation with small business and compliance. ACA compliance. Compliance

Using Data to Prevent Workplace Harassment

EverFi - HR

It is widely understood that an organization will not be successful–and certainly will not grow and thrive–without robust data on all aspects of its operations. In business, organizations routinely gather and study data about sales, production, margin, and customer satisfaction to name just a few; in higher education, metrics around admissions, graduation rates, endowment, and student satisfaction are carefully monitored. Workplace Data Sources and How to Use Them.

Hiring Compliance in 2019: What Restaurants Need to Know

Paycor

Being prepared not only necessitates a thorough comprehension of the complex maze of compliance requirements but also understanding the proper procedures for conducting an internal I-9 audit. Best Practices for I-9 Compliance.

DOL Sues Oracle for Pay Discrimination; Company Says Claims are ‘Political’

HR Daily Advisor

Department of Labor (DOL) has alleged in a lawsuit that tech company Oracle discriminates against employees and applicants on the basis of race and sex. Federal contractors are required to comply with all applicable anti-discrimination laws,” said Thomas M. The U.S.

NPRM on Sex Discrimination—What Will Be Required?

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday’s Advisor briefed readers on new guidelines (to be called regulations) on sex discrimination proposed by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). Benefits and Costs of the NPRM on Sex Discrimination.

Internal Investigations—The Cornerstone of Compliance Programs

HR Daily Advisor

Mehfoud says an organization needn’t worry as long as it has an effective compliance program supported by thorough internal investigations. What Constitutes an Effective Compliance Program? Mehfoud says that regardless of size, a company must have a compliance program in place. It must otherwise promote an organizational culture that encourages ethical conduct and a commitment to compliance with the law. Allegations of sexual harassment or discrimination.

How to Avoid Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace

Insperity

Avoiding pregnancy discrimination in the workplace is a top priority for employers. And it’s also a hot-topic these days, especially with the new EEOC guidelines surrounding the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978. All you can do is provide her with helpful information, such as the safety data sheets, and let her decide if she wants to continue working in the position or move to another position temporarily. This could lead to a discrimination claim. Legal Complianc

5 Important Things to Know About Non-Discrimination Benefits Testing

Discovery Benefits

If you’re an employer, you know the importance of non-discrimination when it comes to offering benefits to your employees. And proving non-discrimination is something the IRS doesn’t just suggest, but requires. The IRS requires non-discrimination testing for employers who offer plans governed by Section 125. To meet compliance, the test results need to demonstrate fairness in benefit plans among all levels of employees at a business.

Why Is Pregnancy Such a Touchy Subject In Employee Wellness Health Assessments?

TLNT: The Business of HR

It’s a topic employers generally avoid, since the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 prohibited sex discrimination on the basis of pregnancy. Asking questions, gathering data. Pregnancy discrimination? By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News. “ Are you pregnant? ”.

Legal Compliance in Pre-Employment Testing

Criteria Corp

Today I want to talk about the important topic of legal compliance with respect to pre-employment testing. Tests are less subjective than interviews, where the personal biases of interviewers are much more likely to lead to discrimination claims. Using validated tests that do not discriminate according to age, sex, and race, can reduce subjective biases, and inject an objective, reliable data point into the hiring process. This helps with EEOC compliance.