The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently issued enforcement guidance on arrest and conviction records in employment decisions. Employers need to revise their use of criminal background checks in light of this guidance. Having a criminal record is not a protected...
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is trying to develop clarity on what obligations staffing agencies have for the health and safety of the workers they hire out to host businesses, agency head David Michaels said June 11.
Trevor Kupfer writes, "The more stories and comments sent to us by staffers, the more enlightened we become about the ridiculous things some job-seeking candidates say/do and the ridiculous requests your clients ask of you. While most of this content is humorous and even...
Recruiters today know that qualified candidates for a wide variety of positions may come from just about any part of the globe. Both U.S. citizen candidates and international candidates have at least one thing in common, however. An Employment Eligibility Form — the...
Nearly one-third of employers still have little idea of how much the changes involved with federal health care reform will actually cost them, according to a new survey by Mercer. The New York City-based employee benefits consulting firm surveyed about 900 employers nationwide...
Colgate University offers the biggest payoff (in financial terms) of any college in Upstate New York. That's according to annual rankings issued by PayScale, a compensation-data firm headquartered in Seattle.
President Obama's health care reform is prompting employers to hire more part-time and temporary workers to escape paying benefits under a mandate that goes into effect next year, amplifying a trend toward transient employment that took...
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