Legal – Compliance & Policies

‘Possibly’ Getting Ebola Is Not An ADA Disability

Back in May 2017, I wrote about an Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuit that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed against an employer. In its complaint, the EEOC alleged that the employer violated the ADA when it feared an employee’s travel would lead to…

Is Your ATS Learning to Be Biased?

Sexism in the workplace has been an important topic this past year. The headlines abound —“Study: Women Valued for Physical Attractiveness” or “We Need More Women to Overcome the Sexist Tech Industry” — but this pervasive issue could soon be addressed, if…

Here’s How to Make 2018 the Year of HR

Human resource professionals had more than enough on their plates in 2017. Uber started off a year full of fails with the loss of over 400,000 customers after a massive price surge. The morale of the company sunk lower when…

4 Tips to Help You Recruit People With Disabilities

Every business seeks improvement, whether that’s through bottom-line improvement or finding the best candidates to fill certain positions. Sometimes the two objectives go hand-in-hand, and actively seeking diverse candidates can help businesses improve both of these objectives. Diversifying your staff…

DOL Announces New Test For Paying Interns

Last week the U.S. Department of Labor announced it was changing its test for whether a company needs to pay its interns. Before we get to the new test, let’s take a step back. The Fair Labor Standards Act is a federal law that…