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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AI: Discriminatory Data In, Discrimination Out

SHRM Resources

Artificial intelligence (AI), increasingly used in recruiting, might inadvertently discriminate against women and minorities if the data fed into it is flawed. Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)--Employee Relations Talent Acquisition Compliance Employment Law Technology--Compliance

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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.

Governor Phil Murphy wants an “overhaul” of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination

The Employer Handbook

But, Governor Murphy’s proposed changes to the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD) aren’t nearly as aspirational. And if you operate a business in NJ, I’ll show you how HR compliance may change…drastically. Discrimination and Unlawful Harassment

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.

2020 HR Compliance Checklist: Know Your Requirements

Zenefits

Small business owners and HR leaders are working hard to manage the people center of their company while also staying on top of compliance requirements and calendar-based deadlines. Use the following compliance checklist to create your HR policies — or as a way to revamp existing ones.

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?

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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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.

The Role of HR in Compliance

Zenefits

What is HR compliance? HR is responsible for making sure the company meets its legal obligations when it comes to compliance, inside of the HR function and out. HR compliance covers: Payroll. What’s HR’s role in compliance? Data security. Discrimination.

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.

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.

‘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.

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.

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.

EEOC data show Title VII retaliation cases rising

HR Morning

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reported in late January that it fielded 72,675 charges of workplace discrimination in 2019 , the largest number alleging retaliation. Compliance = constant vigilance.

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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Committing to Compliance and an Ethical Work Culture

Zenefits

A small business owner’s stance on compliance has the potential to shape the culture and values of a company, and be an effective strategy to recruit and retain employees. Being sensitive to compliance issues about discrimination says your business is a harassment-free environment.

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.

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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What You Should Know About Workplace Compliance Training

EverFi - HR

Reducing the risk of litigation is the very least that compliance training should do. Compliance Mitigates Liability and Risk. Compliance with the laws against discrimination and harassment is important to avoid liability. . The EEOC enforces Title VII and other federal laws that prohibit workplace discrimination and harassment, but there is no federal mandate requiring private employers to provide sexual harassment prevention training.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Compliance Alert: EEO-1 Pay Data Due Sept. 30

Paycor

Keeping up with the ever-changing compliance landscape is a tall task for any employer. The EEO-1 report is a compliance survey that requires companies to collect employment data by ethnicity, gender, race and job category and submit it to the EEOC by May 31 of each year.

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

EEOC issues 2017 enforcement plan: 6 areas it’s targeting next

HR Morning

The plan will dictate where the agency will focus its compliance enforcement efforts from 2017 through 2021. And for the first time, the EEOC will be looking at big data’s impact on the hiring practices of, predominantly, technology companies.

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.