Demoted for nude sunbathing at work…so he sued for discrimination
An HR director is being sued by a sunbathing employee claiming he’s not being hired because of racial bias.
Top workplace pet peeves
There is a long list of sins a worker can commit to earn the ire of their colleagues but what is the top irritant that really hits a nerve among office workers?
Dealing with a “too nice” boss
Toxic bosses make for great work stories and bad workplaces, but a manager who is too nice can be just as bad for your career. How can HR work with a too kind manager?
Pervasive outdated listings affect hiring managers
Despite government denials, the online job banks is littered with old job listings, which are distracting job seekers from real opportunities.
Five minutes with…Stephen Cerrone, Hudson’s Bay Company executive vice president
Everyone makes a major mistake along the way to a $2.6million salary, right? Well, not this guy, or so he says.
News: Fired firefighter sues for huge settlement
Regardless of the outcome, any lawsuit can be costly. A new court case shows the risks to employers if HR doesn't cover all its bases when terminating an employee.
Legal Insight: Time for HR spring cleaning?
As individuals clear their wardrobes and sweep under the furniture, this legal expert says HR leaders should also be having a “spring clean” to make sure everything is up to date and in order.
Driving tests, free flights and table tennis: interviews are not what they used to be
The modern interviewing techniques of some companies will leave you scratching your head, while others might give you an idea or two.
Why HR should do more to encourage entrepreneurs
An international report says HR has a role to play in encouraging youth enterprise, as young entrepreneurs want more ‘business mentors’ to help them into employment.
Court of Appeal confirms childcare rights
Employers' responsibility to support employees with childcare needs has been confirmed and clarified by the Court of Appeal. Do you know your organizations' rights and obligations?