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Employment Practices

What Is the EEOC Role In Employment Matters?

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is a Federal Agency created to eradicate discrimination in employment. The agency was started out of the historic Civil Rights Act of 1964.   Title VII of the Civil Rights act prohibited discrimination on the...
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What does Retaliation Mean?

Retaliation claims are the number one complaint filed with EEOC every year.  Here we talk about what does retaliation mean. An employer may not fire, demote, harass or otherwise retaliate against an individual for filing a charge of discrimination, participating...
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Snapchat’s Snap Map Snafu

(image from SnapChat) Introduced in a June 2017 update, Snap Map allows users to share their exact location with friends within the Snapchat app. Snap Map gathers location data using a smartphone’s GPS sensor and displays the time of day an...
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Helpful Tips on Employee Retention

It costs nearly 20 percent of an employee’s annual salary to replace a current employee. If you are experiencing high turnover, chances are you are experiencing high losses as well. The costs of reviewing applications, processing candidates, conducting interviews, training...
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Why Insurance Companies Don’t Understand People

I’m skeptical about insurance companies saying how great their insurance products are and how their products are exactly what people need. One time I had an underwriter from a major insurance company tell me about their new “Cyber” product that covered...
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Employee Drug Use Reaches 12-year High

The positive drug test rate for the U.S. workforce was 4.2 percent in 2016, according to the Drug Testing Index (DTI) released by Quest Diagnostics. This represents a 5 percent increase over the positive rate in 2015, and the largest...
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