Tech Giants Are Denied Summary Judgment in Wage Fixing Case
On March 28, 2014, Judge Lucy Koh of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California rejected a request from some of the largest tech firms in the world, finding sufficient evidence of a conspiracy to suppress salaries, which is a violation of federal law.
Avoid Costly Layoff Errors
A recent academic paper notes that many executives believe their companies made major mistakes in conducting layoffs and suggests ways they can improve.
Teleworking Not Remotely a Problem for Some Companies
Medical and health, web development, sales, account management, writing and education are among the leading fields hiring for flexible work, according to the Flexible Job Index, a monthly look at trends in flexible jobs.
Be Prepared for L-1 Employer Site Visits
Employers of L-1 intra-company transferees should be prepared for unannounced workplace site visits from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Fraud Detection and National Security division, which is expanding its inspection program to include such employers in 2014.
'Big Data' Offers Golden Opportunity to HR: Bernstein
When organizations are more precise in finding the people with right skills, they can reduce their cost-per-applicant and cost-per-hire.
Safeguards Against ID Theft Recommended for myE-Verify
The Society for Human Resource Management and the Council for Global Immigration recommend that proposed revisions to the E-Verify Self-Check program incorporate dynamic, multidimensional, knowledge-based authentication technology to safeguard against identity theft.