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Labor Department Cranking up compliance pressure on joint employers

Employers wanting to outsource their employment law compliance  need to understand that they can not transfer their risk to a employer of record. The Department of Labor is targeting joint employers. Read the article by John Thompson http://bit.ly/TAIulF Employers need to understand they really can not outsource they liability to be in compliance with Fair… Read more »


Talent Acquisition

As more companies turn to pre-employment tests, complaints of bias are cropping up. Employers are increasingly looking for assessment tests to ensure they make the offer to the candidate that is the best fit for the company.  Will testing lead you to the perfect candidate? or to a disparate impact lawsuit?  The EEOC has developed a set… Read more »


Attraction and Retention

Business growth does not just happen! The organization has to make some strategic decisions on what type of employer it wants to be. Talent is what differentiates your business from the competition! What is your employment brand going to be? The brand is not just a story on a website, its the employee experience! Perspective employees… Read more »


Wage and Hour Compliance

Employers are increasingly targeted by class actions and government audits on wage and hour issues. Plaintiffs’ lawyers typically solicit former and current employees to form a “class” to challenge the “exempt” employee designations of employers with large numbers of exempt employees. Then they challenge that classification in court in order to impose overtime liability. Results?… Read more »

Posted on September 8, 2012 by Rick Rossignol