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Marijuana and the Workplace: Balancing Employee Rights and Employer Obligations on 4/20 

By: | 04.20.23 | HR Compliance
The Legalization of Marijuana Marijuana use continues to be a hotly debated topic, especially in the workplace.  With medical and recreational marijuana becoming legal in more and more states, when to drug test – if at all – is one of the most challe...

Love in the Air in Your Workplace? Here’s What to Do

By: | 02.09.23 | HR Compliance
With Valentine’s Day upon us, employers likely are hoping that romance is not in the air – at least not in the workplace. According to a recent survey by career platform LiveCareer, however, 75% of employees have had a romantic relationship with a coworker. ...

9 Tips For A Liability-Free Holiday Party

By: | 12.07.22 | HR Compliance
Many employers had limited – or no – year-end celebrations through the COVID-19 pandemic but are now returning to in person parties. While the annual festivities can be the source of good cheer and teambuilding, they also can lead to legal liability. Here ar...

Pre-termination checklist for Managers and HR

By: | 05.20.22 | HR Compliance
Even with the Great Resignation and the challenges of recruitment and retention, employers still find themselves with employees who are underperforming, violating policies or simply not working out.  In the workplace, there are few actions that present more legal r...

What Employers Should Know About Hair and Race Discrimination

By: | 04.07.22 | HR Compliance
Last month, the United States House of Representatives passed the Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair (CROWN) Act with bipartisan support. The CROWN Act now moves to the Senate, where a companion bill is sponsored by Senator Cory Booker of New Jer...

What is an Affirmative Action Plan and Do I Need One?

By: | 03.16.22 | HR Compliance
Does your company need an Affirmative Action Plan? Companies that meet the following criteria are covered by federal affirmative action obligations and must prepare an Affirmative Action Plan annually to comply with federal requirements: The company performs work ...