Employment Enterprises Blog

Sexual Harassment Law in 2018

Posted by Scott F. Cooper and Brooke T. Iley on Jan 31, 2018 2:50:28 PM

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As the breaking news tells us every day, we are in a transformative time when it comes to how harassment is reported and handled in the workplace. From Hollywood to Rockefeller Center and everywhere in-between, employers must be prepared. Blank Rome’s unique multi-disciplinary approach includes highly-skilled lawyers from our Labor & Employment, Insurance Recovery, White Collar Defense & Investigations, and SEC practice groups. We represent companies, boards of directors, senior executives, and individuals, including public officials, who confront a wide range of harassment allegations. We also help companies develop and update their current policies and procedures to help prevent–or at least mitigate–any harassment issues that may arise.

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Topics: Workforce, Ethics, Morals, Law

Addressing the Core Issues with Performance Reviews

Posted by Sharlyn Lauby on Jan 31, 2018 2:43:24 PM

 

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Topics: Workforce, Employee, Performance Review, Office

Report: Employees Crave a Sense of Belonging at Work

Posted by Emily Payne on Jan 31, 2018 2:37:21 PM

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As organizations become places of shared community, workers are craving a sense of belonging and celebration of life events at work. They want to bring their whole, authentic selves to the workplace.

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Topics: Workforce, Company Culture, Workplace, Employee, team

Oops! I Hired The Wrong Person

Posted by Sara Pollock on Jan 31, 2018 2:32:26 PM

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Oops, you did it again. You know what I’m talking about. You made the wrong choice and hired the wrong person.

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Topics: Workforce, hiring, candidates, jobs

Can an Employer Require Employees to Receive a Flu Shot?

Posted by John Buckley on Jan 8, 2018 12:30:21 PM

With cold and flu season in full swing, we frequently receive phone calls from employers asking if they can require their employees to receive flu shots.  Generally, employers may impose such requirements if they offer reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities or sincerely-held religious beliefs.  A recent precedential decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit–the intermediate appellate federal court that covers Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware–addressed what constitutes a “religious” belief in this context.

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Topics: Workforce, Company Culture, Employees

Employee Engagement: The Best Time To Do It Was 20 Years Ago

Posted by Sharlyn Lauby on Jan 8, 2018 11:40:34 AM

"The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second-best time is now."

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Topics: Workforce, Company Culture, Employee Engagement, results

Deep Truths About Culture

Posted by Richard Fagerlin on Jan 8, 2018 11:32:19 AM

The following four quotes are deep truths about culture. A proper understanding of each statement will help drive you, your team, and your organization to success. They also are very tweetable.

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Topics: Workforce, Company Culture, Workplace, truth, quotes

National Origin Discrimination

Posted by HRisEasy.com on Dec 8, 2017 4:20:46 PM

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Topics: Workforce, Interviews, Race, Discrimination, Nation

Inclusivity in Today's Workplace

Posted by Valerie Grubb on Nov 3, 2017 3:13:43 PM

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Topics: Workforce, Workplace, Diversity, Leadership, inclusive, attitude

Keeping Workers Safe When Working in the Summer Heat

Posted by Valerie Butera on Jun 1, 2017 6:56:00 AM

As it gets hotter outside, employers should consider how best to protect their employees from work-related heat illness.  Thousands of workers fall victim to heat illness each year, and, tragically, many die from heat exposure at work.

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Topics: Workforce

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