Drug testing has become a commonplace occurrence in many companies in today’s world. It remains a matter of great importance in many employment situations and can be a huge aid when it comes to knowing you to hire. Here are some of the main benefits of drug testing in the workplace.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) requires certain employers to submit a report traditionally categorizing their employees by race or ethnicity, gender, and job category. This demographic survey is called the EEO-1 Report. All employers with 100 or more employees are required to file the report. However, a federal judge recently ordered the EEOC to collect employee pay data sorted by race, ethnicity and sex by September 30, 2019.
The prospect of corrective action or termination makes a lot of managers nervous. That’s understandable. For employees, being disciplined or losing their job can be anything from moderately embarrassing to financially devastating, but it’s rarely a happy occasion. For the employers, these actions always come with some risk, and there are plenty of legal danger zones an employer can end up in if corrective action isn’t done properly.
The topic of teacher compensation riles people up. Some think that all of the problems in our educational system are caused by low teacher wages. Others point to seniority-based salaries and the high cost of teacher pensions as evidence that, if anything, teachers are paid too much.
The following article is a guest submission from Gloria Martinez of WomenLed.org.
Women are shattering glass ceilings everywhere. As of 2017, about 47 percent of the US labor force is comprised of women — and that number will keep rising. Over the decades, they have broken down the barriers around them to achieve career opportunities and open doors for generations to come. If you’re a woman who is looking to advance at your current job, redirect your career path, or start your own business, these tips will help you move forward in life.
In the modern workplace business owners and managers need to decide where to find the best talent. While in the past this search was limited geographically to candidates close enough to make the drive to the office, or candidates willing to move there, technology now makes it possible to hire employees around the globe. Whether you hire contractors or employees, remote work growing in popularity for employers and workers alike.
Hollywood doesn’t make very many movies about Human Resources departments, do they? I know, it’s a bummer, right? We’re interesting people! We have interesting stories! Yet when HR departments and reps show up in movies and TV, it usually isn’t a very flattering depiction. We are often the butt of a joke or, even worse, the villains of the the story.