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Pepsi Reminds Us to Be Careful With Background Checks

Pepsi recently had a run-in with what looks like a good policy…until you realize it isn’t.  They previously had a policy, requiring background checks, to not hire anyone with an arrest pending prosecution even if they had not been convicted…
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Top Three Common Compensation Policy Mistakes

Always at or, at least, near the top of employee wish lists, compensation policies and levels are also a common source of staff displeasure. In the 21st century, inequities in or insensitivity to compensation issues can blossom into expensive employee…
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Defending Your Hiring

Last week I wrote about Kate Williams research into the results of legal actions taken relating to certain hiring practices.  Primarily, I focused on the financial outcomes of settling or going through the entire courtroom process, dependent largely on whether…
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FYI – VETS100 ONLINE REPORTING APPLICATION NOW LIVE

Straight from the DOL’s Veterans’ Employment & Training Service page: Special Announcement: VETS100 ONLINE REPORTING APPLICATION NOW LIVE 2011 VETS 100 Filing Cycle Contractors may now submit their VETS100 and/or VETS100A reports using the VETS100 reporting application for the 2011…
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Settle or Fight?

If your company is facing legal action as a result of either a failed audit or employee/applicant complaint, you’ll need to decide whether to fight the charges in court or to settle.  Sometimes a large settlement is cheaper than winning…
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