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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7 HR Data Sets for People Analytics

Analytics in HR

HR data sets are rare finds. In this article, I will list the 7 best HR data sets available online. In addition to the data set, I will also list the challenges in the data. This can be a potential analysis or something to look out for in the data.

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7 HR Data Sets for People Analytics

Analytics in HR

HR data sets are rare finds. In this article, I will list the 7 best HR data sets available online. In addition to the data set, I will also list the challenges in the data. This can be a potential analysis or something to look out for in the data.

Data or Intuition: When Should HR Rely on the Numbers?

Cornerstone On Demand

So, how do you know when it makes sense to use data and when to trust your gut? Yes, personality can be one of the items on your checklist, but using objective data allows you to avoid making an irrational—and sometimes illegal—decision. Do you operate on gut feelings a lot?

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Here's Why Intuition Matters In Our Data-Driven Age

Cornerstone On Demand

In the age of analytics, why are we so enamored with reducing the “human" in order to embrace the data? " I'm sorry, data-loving colleagues, but the job of recruiting should not be left to software alone.

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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.

Is obesity a disability under ADA?

Business Management Daily

Final note: Some workers are protected from obesity discrimination; more may soon be. Michigan has banned obesity discrimination in employment since 1977. Weight discrimination is unlawful in San Francisco; Santa Fe, N.M.; Discrimination and Harassment Employment Law

Religion v. Law

HR Examiner

The government is only involved in the legal aspects that include licensing (the original data collection device), taxes, rights to property and to act on each other’s behalf, and what happens when one partner dies. Whether law or religion wins depends on the issue, the time, and the court.

Why Paper HR Systems Are a Bad Idea

HR Payroll Systems

This can make it difficult to comply with laws and to prove innocence if a candidate or employee accuses the organization of discrimination. Timesheets Are a Trust Exercise. Data HRIS

Are Your Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Only Skin Deep?

DecisionWise

Social science data shows that overt discrimination has decreased in organizations, but subtle biases are still rampant. They can exercise that influence with frequent development conversations with employees.

Why Talent Reviews Are Now A Huge Legal Risk (And How To Fix It)

Pinsight

Last month, a federal court ruled that decisions about employees by upper management exercising “unfettered discretion” may qualify for certification in Title VII class action suits. Example of a 9-box generated from objective assessment center data.

Why Talent Reviews Are Now A Huge Legal Risk (And How To Fix It)

Pinsight

Last month, a federal court ruled that decisions about employees by upper management exercising “unfettered discretion” may qualify for certification in Title VII class action suits. Example of a 9-box generated from objective assessment center data.

How to Foster Employee Engagement in the Competitive IT Industry

Get Hppy

Well, for one it can aid a data-driven decision-making process. Using analytics helps managers gather essential data about employee productivity and satisfaction, and that can help make calls about which manager should lead a specific team or when to reorganize a segment of the business.

EEOC Unveils Strategic Plan for 2018-2022

Sterling Talent Solutions

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces federal anti-discrimination laws which apply to hiring, wages and benefits. The EEOC establishes a Strategic Enforcement Plan every four years to prioritize and set forth strategies to integrate all components of EEOC’s enforcement efforts to have a sustainable impact in advancing equal opportunity and freedom from discrimination.

Top 5 Background Screening Trends in 2016

Get Hppy

The need to guard against poor background checks and inaccurate data is pushing business and individuals away from conducting their internal background screening. It can also uncover information that had been overlooked or wasn’t available in the previous screening exercises.

What HR Should Know About Retaliation in the Workplace

LaborSoft

a plaintiff must show that a reasonable employee would have found the challenged action materially adverse, which in this context means it well might have dissuaded a reasonable worker from making or supporting a charge of discrimination.”

Do You Know Your Responsibilities Concerning Joint Employment?

HR Daily Advisor

Secondary employers must keep basic payroll and identifying employee data with respect to any jointly employed employees. In Yesterday’s Advisor , we began to learn about employer responsibility when it comes to joint employment.

5 Things Any Company Can Do Right Now to Promote an Inclusive Culture

Eightfold

Instead, setting clear goals and tracking relevant data points provides a clearer picture of how diversity and inclusion approaches are affecting the business’s daily practices and its overall structure. Let Data Drive Your Promotions.

How to assess human resource skills

Workable

Feel free to modify these exercises to meet your company’s needs and fill your open roles. The following exercises will help you assess the skills of HR officers in your interviews. Exercise: Here’s a scenario. Exercise: You work at a startup that is growing fast.

Is it Time to Update Your Time & Attendance Policy?

nettime solutions

Take our interactive Time Theft Test, to explore the latest industry data, quiz your knowledge on time & attendance, and more. Use this exercise to define the challenges or issues that apply, and explain how your policies will help correct them.

HR Discipline: When Employees Violate Safety Regulations

LaborSoft

This is because OSHA usually sides with employees since it’s in its mission to do so, specifically in Section 11(c) of the OSH Act , which prohibits employers from discriminating or retaliating against workers who report injuries.

5 Ways to Integrate Health & Wellness Awareness in Your Employee Lifestyle

Get Hppy

A lot of times, the employees feel hesitant to discuss health-related problems with the HR in fear of embarrassment or discrimination. An organization can’t perform to its full capacity unless its employees are healthy, both physically and mentally.

Joint Employment and the FMLA: Which Employer is Responsible?

HR Daily Advisor

When a staffing agency and a client both exercise control over an employee, the staffing agency is usually considered the primary employer for Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) purposes, according to the U.S.

10 of the best recruiting assessment tools

Workable

This tool uses data and analytics to determine whether a candidate has values similar to your team. TestDome provides a platform where you can customize programming tests for any coding language or technology, and create your own exercises. sales, data entry.)

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The Mess of Marijuana and The Workplace for HR

LaborSoft

In these states, it is increasingly important that HR departments exercise caution when crafting drug testing and enforcement policies, since case law is still materializing and being defined as we speak. T he mess of marijuana and the workplace.

Joint Employment Policies and the FMLA

HR Daily Advisor

The primary employer is prohibited from interfering with a jointly-employed employee’s exercise of or attempt to exercise his or her FMLA rights, or from firing or discriminating against an employee for opposing a practice that is unlawful under the FMLA.

The #1 Way Small and Medium Businesses Save Time

Synergy

This includes discrimination and harassment training for today’s charged climate, managerial training for those who supervise others, soft skills training that helps the company communicate, and much more. Your HR Department Can Improve Information Security and Prevent Data Loss.

5 Ways to Integrate Health & Wellness Awareness in Your Employee Lifestyle Copy

Get Hppy

A lot of times, the employees feel hesitant to discuss health-related problems with the HR in fear of embarrassment or discrimination. An organization can’t perform to its full capacity unless its employees are healthy, both physically and mentally.

Raising the Bar: Eliminating ‘Unconscious Bias’ in the Workplace

HR Daily Advisor

Many people are unsure of the exact meaning of this term or they think it is some new age concept or perhaps the latest buzzword describing a new form of discrimination in the workplace. Ensure handbooks include the company’s anti-bias/discrimination policy.

Terminating Employees and Preventing FMLA Interference Claims

HR Daily Advisor

Employees may bring two types of Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)-related claims against their employers: first, interference with their rights under the FMLA, and, second, retaliation against them for requesting time off under the FMLA, exercising rights under it, or making a claim.

3 ways to avoid restricting employees’ access to the legal system

Insperity

It’s never easy for employees to report discrimination, harassment or retaliation. This enforcement initiative underscores the importance that employers should not prevent or discourage employees from exercising their rights under the various federal, state or local employment statutes that are designed to protect them. Ensure proper maintenance of applicant and employee data. Some applicant data – like race and/or sex – is offered on a voluntary basis to employers.

How to Bash Pay Inequity One Linear Regression at a Time

A Slice of HR

Kennedy’s 1963 Equal Pay Act explicitly prohibited gender-based wage discrimination. But a simple statistics exercise can rectify past wrongs and get companies into compliance. No one loves an HR Manager who is always banging the gavel about the implications of legal missteps.

Pay Secrecy is Illegal. Pay Transparency is On the Rise

Zenefits

” As for employers and unions’ responsibilities, the law, “ forbids employers from interfering with employees in the exercise of rights to form, join or assist a labor organization for collective bargaining, or from working together to improve terms and conditions of employment, or refraining from any such activity. Similarly, labor organizations may not interfere with employees in the exercise of these rights.”

How to Turn Pay Secrecy Obstacles Into Pay Transparency Opportunities

ExactHire HR Trends

Despite the aggregate inequity that exists in pay practices today, there are changes being made that aim to minimize the pay gap: The OFCCP prevents federal contractors from discharging or discriminating against employees who inquire about, discuss or disclose pay with a few exceptions.

What is unconscious bias in the workplace, and how can we tackle it?

cipHR

But we display unconscious bias when we favour or discriminate against people because of these influences without even realising it. Conformity bias : This refers to our tendency to take cues from others to arrive at a decision, rather than exercise our own, independent judgement. Gender bias : Gender bias is one of the most commonly discussed and observed forms of bias in the workplace, and can get employers and managers into trouble for discrimination.