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Reporting Requirements For EEO-1 Data

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 10, 2019 7:19:30 AM

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will collect pay data from both the 2018 and 2017 calendar years. Are you prepared?

 

The contentious issue of what exactly needs to be filed for EEO-1 reporting for 2019 has been resolved for the time being. Employee pay data for both 2017 and 2018 must be reported to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) by September 30, 2019.

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Topics: HR best practices, HR compliance, labor law compliance, reporting requirements, EEOC

Sexual Harassment In The Workplace And Labor Law

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 1, 2019 6:45:00 PM

No one who hears or reads the news is unaware of the problem of sexual harassment. However, many businesses are not prepared for the consequences of it.

 

The bottom line is that harassment is prevalent in the workplace, including sexual harassment, and it can be costly for employers.  In 2017 alone, the U.S. Equal Employment and Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recovered almost $71 million for victims of harassment in the workplace. Much of the fines, settlements and legal fees are paid by employers.

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Topics: labor law compliance, harassment, sexual harassment, workplace bullying, EEOC

Be Clear On Workplace Harassment

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 25, 2019 5:01:00 PM

Sexual harassment is an unfortunate reality in businesses. And employers can be liable if it happens. HR managers needs to be clear about harassment laws and policies.

 

 

[Editor's note: This post was originally published in April 2018 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.] 

Just when you thought it was safe to go to work. Based on the sheer number of complaints made and charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the workplace in America is still host to a variety of harassing behaviors.

While sexual harassment has been publicized a great deal over the last few years, it does not appear to have decreased noticeably in the American workplace. In fact, despite a heightened awareness of sexual harassment and other forms of harassment, there appears to be an actual increase in incidents. 

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Topics: HR best practices, labor law compliance, harassment, sexual harassment, privacy issues

Complying With Wage And Hour Laws Is Mission Critical

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 4, 2019 11:33:15 AM

One of the main tasks of any HR department is maintaining wage and hour compliance. The danger lies in complacency when it comes to accuracy.

 

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Topics: payroll management, labor law compliance, employee lawsuits, wage and hour compliance, DLSE

Meal Break Waivers And California Labor Law

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 20, 2018 2:28:43 PM

California employers, like all US employers, must provide meal breaks for their workers. Typically, these breaks are straightforward with a lunch break each workday. But some industries demand more complex meal break requirements.

 

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Topics: HR compliance, california labor laws, labor law compliance, meal and rest breaks, wage and hour compliance

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