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Degrees of HR Analytics
American University has now joined the ranks of colleges and universities offering advanced degrees in HR analytics, but experts differ on their overall value.
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The Language of Job Listings
A recent analysis finds job listings for many of the fastest-growing roles and industries use predominantly "female" language that deters men from applying and thus limits the candidate pool. What can HR do to prevent gender bias -- conscious or unconscious -- in job descriptions?
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Responding to Changing Times
President Trump's executive orders have inspired many companies to respond in a public way, highlighting an opportunity for employers to tout their benefits programs as differentiators in a crowded market for talent.
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In Good Hands
Employment-law experts praise Phil Miscimarra and Victoria Lipnic, President Trump's recent choices to lead the nation's top employment-compliance agencies.
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Surveying the Class-Action Landscape
Record amounts were awarded in wage-and-hour settlements in 2016, but will the change in government control impact the class-action landscape?
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Targeting Low Performers
Amazon recently rolled out a new program aimed at its lowest-performing employees, but some experts think the bulk of HR's attention should be paid to high-performing workers.
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'Significant' Showdown Looming
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to resolve split federal circuit-court decisions involving arbitration agreements and class-action lawsuits, and labor-law experts expect the ruling will be significant for employers.
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Emotional Distress and the FLSA
A Fifth Circuit appeals court ruling on an FLSA claim finds that employees can recover damages for emotional injury resulting from retaliation. Experts say the decision could signal greater risk for employers in a subset of wage and hour cases.
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Overcoming Disability Hiring Barriers
New regulations from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission are designed to ensure federal agencies "reinvigorate" their commitments to being a model employer of people with disabilities and fostering workplace inclusion.
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Hanging Up on On-Call Scheduling
Having employees call in to find out whether they have to work that day may be on the way out as a scheduling practice, but industry observers still are concerned that legislation may make it even more difficult to preserve flexible scheduling for retailers and other service-intensive sectors.
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