Sunday, August 25, 2019

Profiles/Features

How to respond to Social Security mismatch letters

Many employers are receiving letters from the Social Security Administration (SSA) requesting correction of employees’ Social Security Numbers. These...

Tennessee ‘anti-bullying’ law now covers private employers

In 2014, Tennessee was the first state to pass the Healthy Workplace Act. This Act addresses abusive conduct in...

The FCRA: deceptively dangerous

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) claims present very real and potentially expensive sources of employer woe. By its...

How bosses react influences whether workers speak up

HOUSTON – Speaking up in front of a supervisor can be stressful -- but it doesn't have to be, according to new research...

Recent lessons from OSHA on workplace violence

A recent decision issued March 4, 2019, from the OSHA Review Commission (“the Commission”) in Washington, D.C., will allow...

LEGAL: The ever-evolving rules of arbitration agreements – and implications for employers

The Supreme Court recently issued two arbitration decisions of potential significance to employers. As background, the Federal Arbitration Act...