Labor & Employment
When most employers think of whistleblowers, they likely envision employees like Sherron Watkins and Cynthia Cooper, the Enron and WorldCom whistleblowers who helped bring to light the accounting irregularities that led to the collapses of their respective employers.
The advent of remote connectivity through smartphones and virtual private networks has fundamentally changed the landscape of the American workplace and increased the potential wage-and-hour risks for employers.
Organizations large and small are quickly running out of time to ensure that they are compliant with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, signed into law in 2010.
According to a new CEB report, significant changes to a company's status quo can lead to an escalation of employee misconduct, including incidents of bribery, harassment, and other violations.
Fifty years ago this week, the Equal Pay Act was signed into law, an anniversary marked by the White House and U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission with vows to close the gender gap in salaries.
A growing body of state law prevents companies from asking workers for their personal social media passwords, but it may be subject to review under certain circumstances.
On any given day during the first quarter of 2013, on average there were 2.86 million temporary or contract workers in the United States, according to survey data released by the American Staffing Association.
Is your company using the right employee incentives to meet its compliance aims? According to the "2013 Global Compliance and Ethics Data Survey" from Consero and Applied Discovery, the answer probably is no.
Summer's here and the time is right for learning how to protect employees from heat-related illness and injury.
A former longtime in-house lawyer at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. is suing the consulting firm for discrimination, claiming the company unjustifiably demoted her and eventually forced her to resign because of her age and gender.
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