California Gov. Jerry Brown signed two bills into law on Thursday that keep employers or universities from demanding access passwords to Facebook or Twitter accounts. AB 1844, Campos. Employer use of social media. Existing law generally regulates the conduct of employers in the state. This bill would prohibit an employer from requiring or requesting an employee or applicant for employment to… Read more »
Does HR deserve a seat at the executive table?
I read this article on whether Human Resources deserves a seat at the table? In most cases, I have a problem with the assumption that anyone deserves the CEO’s ear. I believe that it has to be earned. If you are not adding value there is no reason for you to be at the table. No… Read more »
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 an 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 their liability to be in compliance with the… Read more »