Older Professionals Often Face Discrimination at Work — Here's Why Your Company Should Change That

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Six out of 10 older workers have experienced or witnessed age discrimination at work, says a 2018 report by the U.S. said they believe that age discrimination in tech starts when workers are between 36 and 40. But make sure it doesn’t say the wrong thing. Diversity

“5 Things We Need To Do To Close The Gender Wage Gap”, with Megan McCann, CEO of McCann Partners

Thrive Global

Studies show that women are less likely to apply for a position if they don’t feel like they qualify or haven’t completed all the requirements. I had the pleasure of interviewing Megan McCann. Megan is the CEO of leading IT recruitment firm McCann Partners , which she founded in 2011.

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Pat yourselves on the back, employers. EEOC Charges dipped to a new 27-year low!!!??

The Employer Handbook

Y’all must work in the most compliant workplace in America. Speaking of which… Last Friday, the U.S. Specifically, the charge numbers show the following breakdowns by bases alleged, in descending order: Retaliation: 39,110 (53.8 in the previous year.

What’s Keeping HR Up at Night in 2020?

HRExecutive

The number of job openings in the U.S. million in January 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Is this an early sign that the talent shortage is dwindling? Although the talent shortage began dominating the labor market more than a decade ago, the No.

#HotInHR: Where Was the Pilot On That United Airlines Flight? Ranking Tech Companies on Diversity, CEOs Get Big Pay Raise

Advos

Every Monday we send a summary of the previous week’s funding announcements, mergers, acquisitions, and partnership news from the HR technology, recruitment, talent management and employee benefits space. Where Was the Pilot On That United Airlines Flight? Labor Department goes after big tech for discrimination – CNN. So far, the Trump administration is keeping them going. HotInHR: Where Was the Pilot On That United Airlines Flight?

Employment laws to watch in 2019

Insperity

A patchwork of state and federal laws was eventually replaced when Congress set minimum age requirements with the Fair Labor Standards Act in 1938. At the turn of the last century, workers had few legal protections from wage theft or unsafe working conditions. From pay equity to transgender rights to anti-bullying, the pendulum is once again swinging in favor of greater protection of employees. Minimum wage. Diversity.

Most Important Developments in HR for 1/24

GetFive

Delta Air Lines employees are going to be feeling the love on Valentine’s Day this year. The airline’s CEO announced Monday that Delta will pay out a record $1.6 The bonus payment to the Atlanta-based company’s 90,000 employees on Feb.

The Truth About Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

TalentCulture

As women, we deal with more in the workplace than our male counterparts, including unconscious bias. Women are still discriminated against professionally, whether it is directly through compensation or indirectly through the way we are treated or spoken to.

3 Ways Workforce Intelligence Enables Better Workforce Risk Management

Visier

Whether HR is dealing with health and safety incidents, compliance issues, compensation and payroll errors, or wrongful hiring and termination practices, these are all risks that HR can mitigate with the right data-driven approach. New pay equity reporting requirements in the U.S.

Fear of Retaliation in the Workplace: Assuaging Employees

EverFi - HR

According to the #MeToo Index, which tracks “high profile” incidents of sexual harassment , accusations have seemingly declined since Harvey Weinstein’s bad behaviors first surfaced in the media in October 2017, according to CBS News. Is the drop in high profile accusations good news or bad news? Why the reluctance? . One of the primary reasons is the fear of retaliation at work. And, unfortunately, the fears may be justified.

Sure, She Works Here. But, Do We Employ Her?

HR Daily Advisor

Consider the following situation: You hired a worker through a staffing agency. Brinkerhoff, an associate in the Las Vegas office of law firm Holland & Hart LLP, offered her tips at BLR’s Advanced Employment Issues Symposium, held recently in Las Vegas.

2019 Regulation Changes and In-House Executive Search

Thrive TRM

Regulations can come from the federal government or from state and local governments—and while generally, these three do not contradict each other, the regulations at each level can differ. The Current State of Recruiting Regulations.

How to Assemble an Ideal Compliance Team

CIC Plus

But hiring the right people, to do the right things, to get and stay HR compliant takes work. And the right planning. We’re sharing some tips with you on how to assemble the right compliance team as your company grows. Have you had compliance issues in the past?

How to Assemble an Ideal Compliance Team

CIC Plus

But hiring the right people, to do the right things, to get and stay HR compliant takes work. And the right planning. We’re sharing some tips with you on how to assemble the right compliance team as your company grows. Have you had compliance issues in the past?

Lonely, Burned Out, and Depressed: The State of Millennials’ Mental Health Entering the 2020s

Thrive Global

Millennials are changing the way people look at and talk about mental health. Business Insider took a look at the mental-health state of millennials ( defined by the Pew Research Center as the cohort turning ages 23 to 38 in 2019). The overall rate increased from 3 to 4.4%

Taking the Guess Work out of Your HR Decisions

Effortless HR

As I built the EffortlessHR platform – a Human Resource Information System – I kept being asked several questions: Why do I need to …. What this really told me was that most companies without a HR Department had no idea how the number of their employees impact which law/regulation they needed to follow and understand. Federal Income Tax Withholding – Employers must withhold and pay the federal government a set percentage of employee wages for the federal government.

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

Zenefits

Employers must properly classify and pay employees a corresponding minimum wage, while following overtime and child labor standards. Employers may only hire those who can legally work in the United States and must maintain up-to-date I-9 forms for all employees. Employers must withhold and pay the federal government a set percentage of employee wages for the federal government. Employers must pay male and female employees the same wage for the same job.

“Gender Roles in Childhood.”, with Sheila Ronning and Candice Georgiadis

Thrive Global

To look at the gender wage gap from a societal perspective with the hope of fixing the issue, we must go back to the beginning — childhood. Can you tell us the “backstory” that brought you to this career path? Ok let’s jump to the main focus of our interview.

2019 BCGi Summit: Speaker Spotlight #1

Biddle Consulting

Industry thought leaders and subject matter experts will be presenting at the BCGi Summit: Striving for Diversity: Sure It’s Required…But It’s The Right Thing To Do! He is an across-the-board employment lawyer representing management nationwide.

Last Week in Talent - Monday, April 17th

Entelo

If you’re one of the estimated 1 in 7 people who wait until the last minute, good luck and get moving! Without further ado, here’s the news: Last week Google launched a private beta of its new ATS , HackerEarth raised a $4.5M The News. You can see the full list here.”.

Pros and Cons of Telecommuting

HR Daily Advisor

Telecommuting has made the news a lot in recent years. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of allowing employees to telecommute. From the employer’s perspective, there are many advantages to allowing employees to telecommute, even if it is only part-time.

How to Turn Pay Secrecy Obstacles Into Pay Transparency Opportunities

ExactHire HR Trends

I’ve been thinking about the impact of snap decisions a lot lately. Having just finished the book Blink by Malcolm Gladwell, I have a new interest in the role of the subconscious on action and performance. Opportunity – Focus on the “why” behind the transition.

“We need to challenge the unfounded biases such as benevolent bias” with Angela Peacock and Candice Georgiadis

Thrive Global

We need to challenge the unfounded gender biases such as benevolent bias — the bias of kindness, where I choose to make a decision about your career without ever consulting you. Can you tell us the “backstory” that brought you to this career path?

Social Media Policy 101: What Personal Social Media Actions Can be Restricted?

HR Daily Advisor

For employers creating a social media policy, generally speaking, it’s fine to: Restrict the ability to talk publicly about anything confidential within the organization. However, ensure that the policy is not overly broad in defining what is deemed to be confidential information.

10 Challenging Issues Employers Will Face in 2016

TalentCulture

In the past year, there have been tremendous workplace changes as court cases, legislation and regulatory actions have called into question the very nature of employee rights and employer obligations. Based on the Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v.

7 of the Biggest Business Risks in 2017 (Part One)

Talmetrix

While every business has its own risks, these risks are also opportunities, points out Brian Dershaw, a partner in Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP’s Labor & Employment group , during our conversation with him on the topic of risk mitigation and the tie to employee engagement and culture.

WIRTW #441 (the “Burl Ives” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Christmas Carol and the Old 97’s are two things that make me very happy. When the Old 97’s sing a Christmas carol. For this week’s musical share, I bring you Rhett and the boys performing “A Holly Jolly Christmas.” If this doesn’t put you in the holiday mood, nothing will.

Stop Spying on Social Media

HRExecutive

Ten of his colleagues saw this post, and it eventually made its way to his manager, Robert McSweeney, the target of the vehemence. Three days later, Perez deleted the post—but the damage had already been done and, following a 12-day investigation, he was fired.

WIRTW #425 (the “tschüss” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

The Hymans did not take a vacation this summer. Tschüss” is the German equivalent of “bye.” Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination. Why Your Diversity Program May Be Helping Women but Not Minorities (or Vice Versa) — via Harvard Business Review. Wage & Hour.

WIRTW #449 (the “do-over” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Whether you are left or right, blue or red, liberal or conservative, Democrat or Republican, it’s hard to argue that the first 28 days of POTUS 45 have been anything other than a dumpster fire. He nominated someone eminently qualified to run the Department of Labor. Wage & Hour.

WIRTW #440 (the “muzak” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

I was the first participant to dial in, and was prepared for a few moments of smooth jazz for my listening non-pleasure. Instead, I got this song, “I’m on Hold,” by Alex Cornell , one of the company’s founders, who wrote the song specifically for this purpose. Kudos to any company that thinks outside the box and tries something different to make the mundane a little less so. Here’s what I read the past two weeks: Discrimination. Wage & Hour.

WIRTW #471 (the “free press … sort of” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Hey look, it’s me, in Crain’s Cleveland Business, discussing the employee handbooks : Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination. Compliance with Today’s Anti-Discrimination Laws Through a History Lesson — via Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog. Wage & Hour.