FBI warns of phishing scam targeting direct payroll deposits

By: | 10.01.18 | HR Alerts
In a recent alert, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is warning employers that hackers appear to be targeting the online payroll accounts of employees in a variety of industries. The attacks are being carried out through phishing emails sent to employees, a...

Pre-termination checklist for Managers and HR

By: | 10.01.18 | blog, HR Compliance,
Do you have an employee who is underperforming, repeatedly violating policies or overall just not working out? In the workplace, there are few actions that present more legal risk than terminating an employee. As you consider possible termination, to reduce your legal ...

Assess your interviewing process and beat a difficult market

By: | 09.27.18 | Recruiting
“If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.” — Henry Ford Henry, an innovative thinker and the creator of the 40-hour workweek, was onto something here folks. We all tend to fight change. But ...

New Delaware Law Mandates Anti-Harassment Training

By: | 09.12.18 | HR Alerts
Delaware recently became the latest state to mandate sexual harassment prevention training. On August 29, 2018, Governor John Carney signed SB 360 into law, amending Delaware’s Discrimination in Employment Act to address sexual harassment and to require large empl...

Can I require employees to only speak English in the workplace?

By: | 09.10.18 | Common HR Questions
You may recall earlier this year the viral video of a white New York attorney berating Spanish speaking workers at a fast food restaurant to speak English and threatening to call ICE on the workers.  The video received national media attention.  With increasi...

5 smart practices to help avoid retaliation claims

By: | 09.04.18 | blog, HR Compliance,
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reports that, in fiscal year 2017, nearly half of all charges filed with the agency included claims for retaliation.  What exactly is retaliation – and why is it a potential problem for so many employers? A retalia...