This week, the HR Daily Advisor discussed workplace policies, wage and hour laws, and strategic HR. Here’s the HR Daily Advisor week in review.
‘I’m Just Exercising My First Amendment Rights’—Employees do have the right to discuss wages, says attorney Joseph Beachboard. However, in most cases, those rights are from the NLRB, not the First Amendment.
Check Computer Usage Policy Against This Model—Attorney Joseph Beachboard’s shared his model computer usage policy at a recent conference.
Joint Employer Not in Compliance? You’re Not in Compliance!—Two or more employers may be deemed to be "joint employers" of an employee under the FLSA. If either employer violates the FLSA, they will both be liable. Here are some specific examples of a joint employment relationship.
Joint Employer? Hidden Liabilities Abound—Here are a few tips on minimizing joint employer liabilities, including a few illustrative examples.
HR Far Removed? I Don’t Think So (‘Seat at the Table’ Talkback)—Our recent epinion “Human Resources—STILL Not a Strategic Partner?” elicited a number of interesting responses from readers. One lamented about being the last to know, while others boosted the strategic importance of HR.
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