When Differences Matter: Employers’ Rights and Risks
Organizations regularly discriminate when hiring--whether it's a university that chooses to hire a native English-speaking male professor instead of a Taiwanese female professor whose command of the English language is limited, or an upscale women’s-clothing retailer that makes hiring choices, in part, on how “good-looking” the applicants are. In some cases those choices are perfectly appropriate; in some cases, they are illegal.
Generational Differences: New Way to Discriminate?
There are now five generations in the workplace, and boy, don’t we know it. Seems like you can hardly pick up an HR- or business-related publication these days without some reference to one of these groups: the Traditionalists (1925-45), the Baby Boomers (1946-64), Gen X (1965-80), Gen Y or Millennials (1981-95), and Generation Zen (1996-present).
Immigration Bill Would Significantly Alter the Employment Landscape
After months of negotiations, a bipartisan group of senators unveiled sweeping landmark legislation, proposing substantial changes to the country’s immigration laws.
Female HR Leaders Share Lessons They've Learned
Hard Hat Culture Lauded for Advancing Women