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Tackling age discrimination in the workplace

Workable

Factors such as improved healthcare and delaying retirement credits result in employees born in the 1950s working alongside those born in the 1990s and even 2000s. In fact, age discrimination in the workplace takes on many shapes and forms. How can HR fight age discrimination?

Tackling age discrimination in the workplace

Workable

Factors such as improved healthcare and delaying retirement credits result in employees born in the 1950s working alongside those born in the 1990s and even 2000s. In fact, age discrimination in the workplace takes on many shapes and forms. How can HR fight age discrimination?

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“Overqualified” is Just another word for Age Discrimination

The Tim Sackett Project

” I constantly run into retired people who aren’t ready to retire and want to keep doing valuable work. Turns out we all love to discriminate against old people, equally! Creative companies think the only people who buy products and services are 26-year-olds on Instagram and Snap. I don’t want to hire someone who is going to retire in 5 years!” Had a really talented lady reach out to me the other day.

Should Your Company Sign the White House’s Equal Pay Pledge?

Workology

Yesterday the White House held a summit on women’s issues that including talks, press announcements, a new final rule on discrimination against transgender people in the workplace , and the signing of an agreement by 28 major US companies, including Amazon, Johnson & Johnson, PepsiCo and more, to work quickly to close the gender pay gap. The Equal Pay Pledge. HR diversity equal pay pledge equality gender pay gap hiring

Five great posts for all HR professionals to read

OmegaHR Solutions

Certainly, FMLA requires we offer parental leave equally, but that is unpaid time. One company made the mistake of not offering equal time off to both mothers and fathers and got charged with sex discrimination. It is illegal to force people to retire.

Women in Leadership: #BalanceforBetter

Ultimate Software

We are passionate about achieving gender equality in the workplace and hope to inspire others to do the same. S: Mandating diversity of any kind is always risky. I recently retired from a 40-year career, including 30 years as an HR Executive. Gender Equality women in leadership

6 Best Places to Work and What Makes Them Special

Vantage Circle

In fact, it is one of the most productive places as well as best places to work in the world and every year it attracts the best talents to join their workforce. Retirement benefits with defined contribution profit sharing. 15% discount on products at the company store.

The Top Moments for HR in 2019

Linkedin Talent Blog

March 4 — Lars Schmidt, the founder of the HR consultancy Amplify and the host of the podcast “21st Century HR,” tweets this provocation : “Is it time to retire the term ‘human resources’?” Michelle Obama makes the case for diversity. Unquestionably, 2019 has been a huge year for HR.

Even as Labor Market Tightens, Experts Say Ageism Holding Small Businesses Back

Zenefits

Stan Kimer, president of diversity and career engagement consultancy Total Engagement Consulting , believes the problem is driven by stereotypes. Some experienced workers are open to part-time work or flexible arrangements via phased retirements and may not command higher compensation than their younger counterparts, especially if they’ve empty nesters. American workers filed 18,376 cases alleging age discrimination with the U.S.

Hiring for culture fit: The key to attracting and retaining talent

Workable

Some warn that hiring for culture fit is a way to discriminate against people with different personalities. But there’s another side to this; one that’s less prominent but equally, if not more, important. It’s about building an organization where people are your product.

Compliance Checklist: Federal Employment Laws You Need To Know At Every Stage Of Your Company’s Growth

Zenefits

With a fast-growing small business, compliance is just one of many things on your to-do list, behind hiring, improving operations, and fine-tuning your products. Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) , via DoL. Equal Pay Act (EPA), via EEOC. One key amendment, the Labor Management Relations Act, grants employers an equal position in union-employee-employer disputes and outlines dispute procedures. Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) , via EEOC.

Hiring for culture fit: The key to attracting and retaining talent

Workable

Some warn that hiring for culture fit is a way to discriminate against people with different personalities. But there’s another side to this; one that’s less prominent but equally, if not more, important. It’s about building an organization where people are your product.

Do You See Meaning In Your Job? These Employees Do. - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

Others look beyond the daily tasks and see more in the end product, user, or outcome of their jobs. Just as an IRS agent was working through her case and the client thought it would be over, the IRS agent would be transferred, or would retire, etc. Can you find meaning in your job?