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US Department of Labor Publishes Information Regarding Families First Coronavirus Response Act

By: | 03.25.20 | Coronavirus
The United State Department of Labor (DOL) has published the following resources in an apparent effort to respond to employers’ preliminary compliance concerns related to the newly enacted Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Act), which will provide emer...

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Set to Take Effect April 1, 2020

By: | 03.19.20 | Coronavirus
UPDATE: The DOL has provided guidance that the law will take effect on April 1, 2020 – not April 2nd as originally anticipated. Late Wednesday, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Act) in an effort to provide relief to A...

Coronavirus Update: FAQs for Employers

By: | 03.05.20 | Coronavirus
With the stock market dropping and airlines cancelling flights to certain countries, many Americans are understandably concerned about the possible spread of the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the United States. While there is limited information available, employers sh...

Progressive Discipline Best Practices

By: | 02.24.20 | HR Compliance
Progressive discipline is a practice in which increasingly stiffer penalties are imposed for repeated policy violations. The purposes behind progressive discipline include: providing employees with information about how their current performance, attendance, or beh...

Philadelphia Employers Barred from Asking Salary History

By: | 02.12.20 | HR Alerts
As most employers know, several jurisdictions have barred employers from asking job applicants about wage and salary history. Philadelphia was among the first to implement such a ban. However, in 2018, a Philadelphia trial court judge held that Philadelphia’s proh...

Ghost Sightings Explode

By: | 02.12.20 | Recruiting
Hello all, and welcome back to the Recruiting Musings of a well-seasoned campaigner. Stick around and you might pick up a tip or two. If you are in the hiring game and paying attention, undoubtedly you’ve noticed a huge spike in candidate’s “Ghosti...