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Court Rules Employers Liable for Poor Cybersecurity
On top of suffering financial and reputational loss, employers are now open to being punitively charged with neglecting due diligence in protecting the digital security of consumers.

Telecommuting Not a Reasonable Accommodation, Court Rules
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit rejected the argument that a later start time and the option to telecommute are reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities when in-person attendance is an essential function of the job.

What the Uber Lawsuit Could Mean for All HR Departments
A California judge handed down an order that could spell big trouble for the on-demand economy, as 160,000 current and former Uber drivers in the state can be treated as a class, which allows a lawsuit against the company to go forward.

SHRM Survey: Social Media Remains a Popular Recruitment Tool
HR professionals interviewed in a new survey released today by the Society for Human Resource Management said that it is just as important for job seekers to be on social media as it is for recruiters to use it to find talent.



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