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HR Managers and ADA Website Compliance

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jun 6, 2019 6:34:00 PM

In order to properly defend against ADA website accessibility lawsuits you must understand the requirements of the law and take proactive steps to ensure your website adheres to them.

 

The number of website accessibility lawsuits filed under Title III of the ADA in 2018 reached more than 2,250 in total. This is an increase of 177 percent over the 814 lawsuits from the year before.

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Topics: DOL, cybersecurity, lawsuits, ADA, websites

Are you fully aware of the effect of culture on your brand?

Posted by Nigel Hartley on Jun 6, 2019 10:00:00 AM

 

Too often I hear business owners dismiss culture as ‘touchy feely” and having no real business value, which couldn’t be further from the truth. Your culture is your brand and without an aligned workforce, hopefully with a purpose, your business is worth nothing.

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Why Your Hiring Strategy Needs To Be 3 Business Plan Steps Ahead

Posted by Kayleigh Alexandra on Jun 3, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Recruitment isn’t something to be approached casually or treated as an afterthought. If you want to bring your business plan to fruition, you need to make it an urgent priority way ahead of time.

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HR And Workplace Health Issues

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 30, 2019 7:12:00 AM

Among the many responsibilities of any HR department is that of monitoring the health and wellness of their fellow workers. And workplace health issues are common.

 

Every year brings with it the "flu season" though influenza and other related diseases are not restricted to certain "seasons" or time frames. Then there are colds, seasonal allergies and even occasional outbreaks of other diseases, such as measles

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Topics: paid sick leave, workforce management, workplace safety, Title VII, EEOC

Independent Contractors Or Employees?

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 23, 2019 8:08:40 PM

While the Department of Labor seeks to assure some businesses that "gig economy" workers are not employees, the California Supreme Court might disagree.

 

A series of related events are shaking up employers who make use of independent contractors and workers classified as such who feel they should be classified as employees. Additionally alarming for employers, especially in California, is the growing prospect of wage and hour lawsuits.

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Topics: independent contractors, dol fsla, wage and hour compliance, gig economy, ABC Test

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