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The Thinx controversy and why solid HR is essential in today’s workplaces

Posted on: March 23rd, 2017 | Category: Employee Relations, HR Documentation, HR Training Programs, Human Resources, myHR Blog

workplace harassment Thinx

Harassment and discrimination complaints are nothing to take lightly. They can be expensive, disruptive and damaging to your company in so many ways. Don’t believe us? Just ask Uber. Or Jared and Kay Jewelers. Or any of these tech businesses. Way too many businesses—even millennial-focused, hipster booming startups—are ill prepared to deal with harassment and…

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What You Need to Know About the Salary History Ban

Posted on: February 9th, 2017 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, Hiring Methodology, hiring process, HR Audits, HR Documentation, HR Training Programs, Interviews, myHR Blog

asking about salary history

Back in December, we blogged about how Philadelphia was the first city to pass a ban on companies asking job candidates about their salary history. A lot has happened in the news regarding this type of regulation since then, and we wanted to update you on where things stand as of now. NATIONALLY: Last September,…

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Philadelphia to be the first U.S. city to prohibit asking job candidates about salary history—is your city next?

Posted on: December 12th, 2016 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, Hiring Methodology, hiring process, HR Audits, HR Documentation, HR Training Programs, Interviews, myHR Blog

salary history question in philadelphia

On Friday, we issued a news alert on social media about how Philadelphia will soon be the first city to pass a ban on companies asking job candidates about their salary history. According to an article published on Philly.com, City Council passed the legislation last Thursday, and Mayor Jim Kenney will sign the bill into…

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Will a new bill to prohibit asking about salary history hurt companies and job candidates?

Posted on: September 29th, 2016 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, Hiring Methodology, hiring process, HR Audits, HR Documentation, HR Training Programs, Interviews, myHR Blog

asking about salary history

In mid September, a bill was introduced to Congress that is meant to combat pay inequality facing women and minorities. SHRM Online reported that the Pay Equity for All Act of 2016 (H.R. 6030) would allow the U.S. Department of Labor to assess huge fines against employers who violate the law by asking questions about…

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How much do you know about Title VII and accommodating religious beliefs in the workplace?

Posted on: October 8th, 2015 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR Training Programs, myHR Blog

Title VII and HR compliance

When Kim Davis, a county clerk in Kentucky, made headlines last summer over her refusal to perform a specific function of her job, issuing marriage licenses, on the grounds that doing so for gay couples violated her religious beliefs, HR managers everywhere paid attention. Davis declared that she would not issue licenses to any couples…

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Mind what you put in those emails and voicemails: a basic but often forgotten HR lesson

Posted on: March 19th, 2015 | Category: Employee Relations, HR Documentation, HR Training Programs, myHR Blog

We’ve written in the past about the benefits of keeping good documentation in order to prevent human resources issues from popping up later on down the line, and to protect your business. Today, however, we’d like to discuss the flipside: ways to not create bad documentation. We are talking about inappropriate comments, intentionally or unintentionally…

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2014 HIGHLIGHTS: Our Top 10 HR Blog Posts of the Year

Posted on: December 29th, 2014 | Category: Employee Relations, Events, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, Hiring Methodology, hiring process, How To Hire Good Employees, HR Support & Project Work, HR Training Programs, Human Resources, Legal Issues When Hiring, myHR Blog, myHR DirectLink, Resumes, Talent Management

The year 2014 turned out to be one of the more memorable ones for human resources blogging. There were lots of great stories to cover and ideas to share with  modern employers and managers like you. Please enjoy our annual “Best in Show” edition of myHR Blog, as selected by the myHR Partner team. And…

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Will You Know What to Do If a Harassment Complaint Hits?

Posted on: November 12th, 2014 | Category: Employee Relations, HR Documentation, HR Training Programs, Human Resources, myHR Blog

harassment complaint plan - myHR Blog - myHR Partner

FILED UNDER “NO KIDDING”: Harassment complaints are nothing to take lightly. They can be expensive, disruptive and damaging to your company in so many ways. FILED UNDER “WHAT THE…”: Way too many businesses are ill prepared to deal with a harassment complaint when one is filed. Not good, people. Not good. We recently came across…

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Wait…What?!?!? Employee Engagement Programs Don’t Work?

Posted on: October 29th, 2014 | Category: Employee Relations, HR Training Programs, Human Resources, MODERN EMPLOYER, myHR Blog, Talent Management

(And why does that matter to your performance management efforts anyway?) Hold on a minute! What is up with this Harvard Business Review blog post? It cites research that suggests that sometimes the most engaged employees in your organization are your worst performers. And some of the least engaged are your highest performers. That flies…

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