6 Ways to Ensure ADEA compliance

Accurate Background

This month marks the 54th anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), an act which, “forbids employment discrimination against anyone at least 40 years of age in the United States.”. The post 6 Ways to Ensure ADEA compliance appeared first on Accurate.

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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Maintaining Recruiting Compliance

Paycor

It’s easy to see how the added burden of managing recruiting compliance – much less keeping track of and understanding it all – can be incredibly challenging. What can happen if your company is found to be using discriminatory recruiting or hiring practices?

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. Most of us achieve this by using one of the many vendor provided Recruiting Systems. Compliance. The post Recruiting Best Practices- Your Technology and You appeared first on HRchitect. Written by: Bob Campagnoni.

Male applicants face discrimination when applying for female-dominated roles

Etz

Gender bias is a big discussion point in the recruitment industry; the disadvantages women face when applying for traditionally male-dominated roles is firmly on the agenda. For recruiters, striving for genderless recruitment makes both moral and mathematical sense. Recruitment

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.

Your Due Diligence HR Compliance Checklist

HR Digest

This year’s continuing focus on the pandemic and growing concerns over business disruptions means your company needs to make sure its HR policies and procedures cover all areas of HR Compliance thoroughly. HR Compliance Checklist. HR Compliance Posters. Recruitment & Hiring.

Protecting Your Company from a Discrimination Lawsuit

Stratus

businesses and government agencies paid out more than $482 million to resolve work-related discrimination and harassment claims in 2016, a number that the EEOC indicates is on the rise. As an employer, it’s essential to have policies in place to prevent workplace discrimination, but where do you start? Steps to prevent discrimination and harassment in your workplace. Accordingly, our company has zero tolerance for harassment in any form or other such unlawful discrimination.

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.

Celebrating ADA Day: A Look at ADA Protections & Hiring Compliance

Accurate Background

Essentially, the ADA prohibits covered employers from discriminating against people with disabilities in the full range of employment-related activities, from recruitment to advancement, to pay and benefits. ADA Hiring Compliance. Compliance

EEOC sends a message about age discrimination

OmegaHR Solutions

As we close in on the 50 th anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) the EEOC announced the settlement of a long-lived age discrimination suit against Texas Roadhouse. The EEOC claimed the company violated the law ”… by engaging in a nationwide pattern or practice of age discrimination in hiring hourly front-of-the-house employees.” How many were discriminated against? What caused this discrimination? Leave your biases at the door.

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.

Workplace Compliance: Clarify The Hot-Button Issues You Can’t Ignore Anymore

SwipeClock

Do compliance worries keep you up night? 5 Compliance Basics for Employers. Human Resources oversees compliance for every team and business function. Compliance Issues for 2021. Ensure HRMS settings support compliance. Important Compliance Questions for Employers.

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.

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).

Marijuana Laws & Disability Discrimination: What Employers Need to Know

Cisive

We want to emphasize an aspect of these cases that we believe indicate where medical marijuana (and the prescription drug abuse crisis) are driving this corner of employment law – state disability discrimination laws. Now that same Court had ruled that the employer violated the anti-discrimination provisions of PUMA when it withdrew its offer of employment due to the applicant’s status as a medical marijuana patient. [3].

3 steps to painless EEOC compliance

Workable

But, with some job openings attracting hundreds of applicants, ensuring EEO compliance can be complex and overwhelming. Equal Opportunity 101 and EEO compliance. It means that, as an Equal Opportunity Employer , you agree not to discriminate against any employee or candidate based on their race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, or age (40 or older). EEOC compliance requirements. Automating EEOC compliance.

10 Business and Recruiting Reasons for Requesting Salary Information

TLNT: The Business of HR

Equal Pay Act (EPA) Legal - Compliance & Policies Sexual Discrimination Wages, Pay, & Salary FeaturedThe practice of firms either requesting or requiring applicants to provide their salary history is coming under tremendous pressure as part of the overall push for pay equity for women. As a result, there are many new and proposed laws about the salary history request, including outright bans.

11 reasons to pay attention to EEOC’s new discrimination guidance

HR Morning

The EEOC’s latest proposed guidance covers a topic a lot of employers probably think they already know well: national origin discrimination. But the new guidance throws in a few wrinkles about what’s considered discriminatory — and how to stay in compliance — that employers need to know. . ” Translation, the feds are going to be vigilantly looking for employers who discriminate against people in those classes. Segregation is discrimination.

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. Actually it’s a little more complex than that: the job applicant said he would be unable to work the Jewish Sabbath so the recruiter ended the interview, explaining that working Saturdays was a must. Oftentimes, compliance issues aren’t directly the fault of the employer.

What Employers Might Have Missed In the First Half of 2020:  From Ban-the-Box Laws to Marijuana Measures, a Midyear Compliance Update

HireRight

The post What Employers Might Have Missed In the First Half of 2020: From Ban-the-Box Laws to Marijuana Measures, a Midyear Compliance Update appeared first on Employment Background Check Blog - HireRight. The first half of 2020 has brought a dynamic shift from the typical legislative agenda.

Clery & Title IX Training and Compliance

EverFi - HR

To get you started, we’ve compiled a list of key requirements from both the Clery Act and Title IX so that you can review your current practices and ensure your institution meets and exceeds compliance. Clery & Title IX Compliance Requirements. 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.

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. And the agency’s making good on that threat: Here are recent settlements of sex discrimination lawsuits that will cost four companies a total of $4.2 million and provide other relief to settle a class sex discrimination lawsuit brought by the Equal Employment Oppor­tunity Commission (EEOC).

EEOC Issues Enforcement Guidance On National Origin Discrimination

HR Daily Advisor

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC’s) recently released enforcement guidance on national origin discrimination covers issues related to employment decisions, harassment, and language issues. It also provides a list of “promising practices” employers can use to minimize the risk of national origin discrimination claims. Discrimination is unlawful whether it’s based on a person’s actual national origin or on an employer’s perception about the person’s national origin.

Marijuana Laws & Disability Discrimination: What Employers Need to Know

Precheck

Marijuana Laws & Disability Discrimination: What Employers Need to Know Apr. We want to emphasize an aspect of these cases that we believe indicate where medical marijuana (and the prescription drug abuse crisis) are driving this corner of employment law – state disability discrimination laws. Katelin Noffsinger was recruited for the position of Activities Manager at Bride Brook Facility, run by Defendant SSC Niantic Operating Company, LLC.

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.

How HR Automation Can Help With Benefits Compliance

Zenefits

Benefits compliance means adhering to the federal, state, and local laws your mandatory and voluntary benefits are subject to. These agencies may assess penalties on employers whose benefit plans are out of compliance. The chaos of recruiting. Compliance notifications/alerts.

Unconscious bias in recruitment: How can you remove it?

Workable

Companies try to get rid of any form of discrimination from their hiring process. What unconscious bias means in recruitment. Matt Alder , HR thought leader and curator of the Recruiting Future podcast , observes that bias doesn’t always happen unconsciously: “I think there is probably some conscious bias going on when people are making decisions to employ people who think will fit in to their culture or adhere to the very similar people they’ve already got.“.

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? Discrimination. Compliance

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.

How AI Can Stop Unconscious Bias In Recruiting

TalentCulture

A major feature of AI for recruiting is its ability to stop unconscious bias. 

A million to settle a racial discrimination lawsuit with the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). Similar to EEOC guidelines, as a federal government contractor, Palantir cannot discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or against military veterans.

Tab for using strength tests to discriminate against female applicants: $1.85M

HR Morning

Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has determined that a Michigan-based federal food service contractor systematically discriminated against 926 qualified women seeking entry-level warehouse laborer jobs. Departments of Defense and Agriculture and to the Federal Prison System, entered into three conciliation agreements to resolve the discrimination findings.

Feds issue sex discrimination final rule: 7 things all employers need to know

HR Morning

The DOL’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) just updated a final rule updating the sex discrimination regulations federal contractors are required to abide by. ‘Word-of-mouth’ or ‘tap-on-the-shoulder’ recruiting. Discrimination & Harassment Special Report dol final rule regulations rule sex bias sex discrimination

Compliance check from legal experts: Policy changes you need to make before 2020

HR Morning

There were a lot of new employment trends in 2019, and 2020 will bring even more compliance changes. Hiring and recruiting. In the coming year, HR pros will need to pay more attention to their job postings and recruiting tactics. PricewaterhouseCoopers ended up in court for age discrimination after allegedly turning most of its recruiting efforts to college campuses, specifically targeting young prospective hires.