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June 22, 2015

Would Your Organization Pass this Discrimination Test?

Guest blogger, Naima Khandaker, explores a recent Supreme Court decision in an EEOC case and offers a reminder that fair hiring is an issue requiring constant diligence from talent managers.

November 04, 2014

Hiring to the Test: Ensuring Fairness in Candidate Selection Tests

Having a great selection process can ensure your organization is using the right measures to pick the best candidates. Yet, if your organization is considering a selection test from a vendor or designing one in house, proceed with caution as a misstep could be costly!

August 01, 2014

Supreme Court Cell Phone Ruling Could Impact School Policy

As districts prepare for the beginning of another school year, leaders should be aware of a recent U.S. Supreme Court case that could influence staff and student cell phones policies and practices.

July 03, 2013

When Can An Internship Go Unpaid?

As a follow-up to my post, Court Decisions Challenge Legality of Unpaid Internships, here is a bit of information for those interested on what qualifies as an internship and what doesn't. The Department of Labor (DOL) is the federal body that enforces more than 180 employment laws in the United Sta...

July 01, 2013

Court Decisions Challenge Legality of Unpaid Internships

It's not unusual for college students to pursue an unpaid internship to build experience in hopes of gaining a fulltime position upon graduation. In fact, Intern Bridge, a research firm, estimates that more than 500,000 undergraduate students participate in unpaid internships yearly. While Intern ...

April 20, 2012

What Does Case Law Say About Harassment and Bullying?

I have gotten several questions lately about harassment and bullying in the workplace. Some think of bullying and harassment as synonymous, but there are actually some key differences. Actions are considered "harassment" when they call out an individual's protected class. More specifically, the U....





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