Tag: HR Law
HR investigations can be complex and are most certainly emotionally charged for both those making the complaint and for the accused. If you or someone you know has ever made an official complaint to HR, I will try to give you a general overview of what is involved.
I received the following question from a reader this week:
I was recently placed on a 60-day PIP (Performance Improvement Plan). If I am not successful and am terminated, will I still be eligible for unemployment benefits?
Yes. Generally, when your employer decides that you are not performing up to
A lawmaker in New York City has proposed legislation that would fine companies who required employees to connect electronically after hours. No other city in the United States has a law similar to this.
If a private organization has 10 or more employees, the Right to Disconnect Bill would ban
HR professionals are not lawyers - not even close. We can help keep you out of legal trouble, but in some cases, it is a best practice to hire a licensed attorney. You should already have a relationship with a local employment law firm because many of these concerns are
Most organizations conduct background checks of some variety. There are many different checks that can be conducted:
- Criminal history: Examples include arrests, felonies, convictions, and sex offender registry. They can be run nationwide, statewide, and by county. The typical company will only go back seven years, but some will check