EEOC Updates COVID-19 Guidelines


The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently updated its guidelines in response to the COVID-19 outbreak as they relate to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). . Originally developed to address the 2009 H1N9 pandemic, their guidelines have been updated to address COVID-19.

3 Guidelines to Help HR Leaders Rethink Diversity in the Workplace


Over the past couple months, the Black Lives Matter movement has shed light and sparked discussions around the pervasive discrimination experienced by BIPOC in almost all aspects of life, work included. The data makes it clear that traditional DEI approaches aren’t effective.

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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.

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.

The Compliance Downside of Big Data


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.

The Win-Win of Leveraging Baby Boomers

China Gorman

A terrific source of practical and actionable research based information is the SHRM Foundation’s recently published Effective Practice Guideline: The Aging Workforce: Leveraging the Talents of Mature Employees. Address Age Discrimination (Real and Perceived).

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. Today, more on the guidelines (to be called regulations) plus an interactive map indicating state laws on sexual orientation and gender identity.

How to Avoid Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace


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.

How AI Can Stop Unconscious Bias In Recruiting


million to settle a racial discrimination lawsuit with the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). As just one high profile hiring discrimination case among many, this latest lawsuit drives home why compliance matters.

Is obesity a disability under ADA?

Business Management Daily

Under the CDC’s guidelines on obesity, Mark reached the level for extreme obesity when he passed the 315-pound mark, based on his body mass index (a measure of obesity that factors a person’s weight and height). Michigan has banned obesity discrimination in employment since 1977.

Important 2018 EU Labor Law Changes – Part 1

Global Upside

Some of the breakout trends you’ll see across several EU countries include pay equality, data privacy, GDPR rights and regulations, and plans to make the business environment more attractive to startups and foreign investment via friendlier labor laws. Another significant change to keep close track of is the EU’s General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR), which will have sweeping implications when going into effect on 25 May 2018. EU Data Protection. Disability Discrimination.

The Risks, Challenges, And Rewards Of Ensuring Medical Data Privacy

SAP Innovation

In the third of a three-part series on how technology is transforming healthcare, Greg McStravick, GM and Global Head, SAP Platform GTM, takes a look at the very real issue of medical data privacy and the risks of stockpiling high-value and highly personal data. While personalized medicine holds great promise, the hazards associated with extensive medical data stores are real. Part 2: Personalized Medicine and Big Data: Opportunities And Pitfalls Of IT Innovation.

Creating a remote work policy for COVID-19 and beyond


You and your team members have been managing under the government-recommended (or, in some cases, strictly enforced) guidelines for social distancing, staying home as much as possible and keeping the business up and running as best you can.

Diversity and inclusion training: How to apply it in the workplace


First and foremost, to be inclusive, each of us has to understand in depth what diversity means, both cognitively – i.e. what it is – and emotionally – i.e. how does a person feel when discriminated against. Emotional goals: Develop empathy: How discriminative actions affect people?

COVID-19 Reboarding Checklist

HRO Today

It’s a complicated process that involves many steps, from implementing health and safety guidelines to making employees feel as comfortable as possible navigating a changing work environment. Six best practices to consider before reopening. By Andrew Rawson.

Top 10 Reasons to Test Adverse Impact Correctly


” Archer — an employment-discrimination litigator, legal coach and creator of the EEO Legal Solutions website — is very passionate about imparting what she knows about navigating your way through the ever-more-aggressive EEOC. discrimination EEOC hiring HR profession

Are You Buying a Lawsuit with ‘Big Data’? HR Must Ask the Right Questions

HR Daily Advisor

But with the federal government eyeing “big data” as a potential area needing nondiscrimination enforcement, experts say HR must ask the right questions before buying any products or services. Despite the risks, “big data analytics work and they’re not going away,” Marko J.

Employee Surveys, Pandemic Safety and Corporate Filter Bubbles


I’m not here to argue one way or another about the validity of personal attitudes toward following, ignoring or resenting safety guidelines. Data that could indicate myriad risks to your business, from discrimination to lack of engagement, to stressors, and anxiety about the future.

The Ethical Benchmarking of HR analytics

Analytics in HR

Legal frameworks such as the European General Data Protection Legislation (GDPR) provide guidance in differentiating right from wrong. For example, the last amendment to the APA guideline dates from 2016. Unbiased training data is also about training your staff.

Return to Work Screening: How to Safeguard Your Customers, Employees & Business


Some companies are planning to bring back furloughed or laid-off employees under state and county guidelines. You will need to comply with federal, state, and local requirements related to data privacy, employment screening, and nondiscrimination guidelines. .

4 Ways to Kill Employee Trust


A wide range of tools and technologies now in use by HR organizations around the world are collecting volumes of employee-related data. Additionally, what data a company collects and how they are used significantly impacts employee trust.

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Battling the Pandemic of Fear

Thrive Global

It increases anxiety and depression, undermines social relationships and, at its worst, leads to stigma and discrimination. What are the data that outbreaks like COVID-19 adversely impact mental health? Research is limited but what data exist raise concerns.

6 top tips for preventing ageism in the workplace


The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) protects individuals 40 and over from discrimination in any decision made during the full cycle of employment – including everything from hiring, termination, pay, job duties and beyond. Fifty years after its enactment, one in four discrimination claims are still related to ageism, according to the EEOC. Follow these tips to help prevent age discrimination in your organization.

COVID-19 2020: Managing Employees During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Without an emergency response plan in place, how are employers dealing with things like emergency contact systems, data privacy, defining essential functions, managing employees who become ill and avoiding panicked reactions to negative news?

Not Enough: Diversity and Inclusion and Why It’s Falling Short Right Now

Flimp Communications

We can implement policies and guidelines for behavior within the boundaries of conducting our businesses. Luckily, we’re relying more and more on data as a guide while writing, reviewing and revising policies.

2020 HR Compliance Checklist: Know Your Requirements


data-container = "body" data-toggle = "popover" data-offset = "" data-html = "true" data-placement = "right" data-content = "">. Documented policies on Title VII, age discrimination, sexual harassment, ADA, and FMLA. Anti-discrimination measures.

HR Expectations for a Social Distancing/COVID-19 Workplace


More than ever, HR departments and employers will bear the burden of how to translate the guidelines into finite transitional policies for their own employees and how to assure them that their safety and well-being is at the forefront of their plans.

HR Expectations for a Social Distancing/COVID-19 Workplace


More than ever, HR departments and employers will bear the burden of how to translate the guidelines into finite transitional policies for their own employees and how to assure them that their safety and well-being is at the forefront of their plans.

Addressing Social Issues and Racism in the Workplace


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Back to Business: What is Contact Tracing and How Can Your Company Participate?

Netchex HR Blog

Privacy must be a top concern in regards to communication, workplace data, and health information. Always be aware of and take into consideration the legal guidelines around discrimination, such as the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and U.S.

Is it Time to Update Your Time & Attendance Policy?

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And, your time & attendance policies can provide specific guidelines and expectations to help ensure that managers are acting fairly and consistently when issues come up. Issues with employee time & attendance can show up in any number of ways.

How to Choose a Small Business 401(k) Provider


Guideline handles administration, compliance, and investment management for one low fee. Guideline’s average expense ratio for our portfolios is only 0.06 Guideline makes it easy for employees to check their balances, contribution rates, and more — all in one place.

EEOC Unveils Strategic Plan for 2018-2022

Sterling Check

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. Impact of EEOC Guidelines on Background Screening.

HR Discipline: When Employees Violate Safety Regulations


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.

Back to Work After COVID-19

Tandem HR

Increase the physical distance between spaces that employees, customers, or visitors will occupy to comply with social distancing guidelines. Based on your state’s guidelines for your industry, know your office space capacity requirements for the current re-opening stage. ?

EEO: Everything you need to know to be an equal opportunity employer


Employers are prohibited from discriminating against existing or potential employees based on protected characteristics, including: Race / color. It’s also illegal to discriminate against people who have complained about discrimination.

The Dilemma of Predictive Analytics for HR

OmegaHR Solutions

I pointed this out in a post I did for Blogging4Jobs called The Compliance Downside of Big Data. In our rush to be better predictors of who would make a good employee we may be violating Federal law by not following the dictates of the Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures.

5 Most Common Legal Problems at Work

Corn on the Job

If you are employed at any workplace, whether it be a fast-food restaurant or a corporate office, you are entitled to certain rights and treatments that fall within the guidelines of federal and state law, as well as your human resources employee handbook. . Discrimination or Harassment.

Navigating AI’s expanding role in the world of HR


By and large, many organizations are “horribly unprepared for answering the question around how to ethically use the data they collect for effective AI use, for a variety of reasons,” says Brian Kropp, group vice president with Gartner. What is the appropriate ethical use of that data?”

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A New Normal for Pay (i4cp login required)


Small business owners are struggling to reopen, serve customers, and comply with local guidelines for keeping people safe. Racial discrimination. Return-to-normal is a popular topic of conversation these days.