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    SCOTUS: Employees do not need to prove ‘significant’ harm in discriminatory transfer claims

    The justices’ ruling settles a divide among federal circuit courts on how to interpret Title VII.

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    What are ‘moments that matter’ at work — and how can you make them count?

    As HR leaders, capturing and leveraging the pivotal moments that shape the employee experience is critical to fostering a strong workplace culture. From onboarding to engagement, read how Workleap is championing these ‘moments that matter.’

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    Workday should face lawsuit alleging its AI screening tool is biased, EEOC argues

    An individual alleged the company’s software catered to the prejudicial preferences of the employer-client, according to an amended complaint.

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    4 tips for second-chance hiring

    Employing inclusive HR practices and working with community partners can help businesses looking to hire formerly incarcerated individuals, experts said.

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    HR is often left out of AI strategic planning, report says

    But HR plays a key role in ensuring responsible adoption of AI takes place, according to McLean and Co., meaning leaders have an opportunity to step in.

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    Ikea embarks on companywide AI literacy initiative

    Ikea workers can take a variety of courses, such as AI fundamentals and specialized training around ethical and responsible use of AI tools at work.

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    Drexel executive with PTSD alleges mandatory Zoom meeting violated ADA

    The plaintiff's manager allegedly refused her request to meet by phone instead to discuss a complaint lodged against her, the lawsuit claimed.

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    Manufacturing could be short 1.9M workers if the talent gap isn’t fixed

    Companies need millions of workers in production and tech roles, a Deloitte and Manufacturing Institute study says. Experts worry the industry can’t keep up.

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    Staffing firm BaronHR pays $2.2M to settle claims it acquiesced to biased client requests

    The company steered candidates toward certain positions based on sex and rejected certain applicants based on race and national origins, EEOC alleged.

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    Companies have an unbalanced ‘buy vs. build’ approach to AI, report says

    Instead, leaders will need to train current workers to avoid skills gaps and maximize the potential of AI, according to The Adecco Group.

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    EEOC finalizes pregnancy accommodation rule

    The much anticipated regulation includes abortion under the list of related medical conditions covered by the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act.

    Updated April 15, 2024
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    Feds expand upskilling program with Pathways rule

    The U.S. Office of Personnel Management started the internship and fellowship program in 2012 to strengthen its talent pool.

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    Men disproportionately benefit from on-site work, says Lean In

    One executive weighs in on return-to-office pros and cons across gender lines, as well as on proximity bias.

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    Jackson Hewitt will pay $10.8M to settle ‘no-poach’ allegations

    The proposed settlement resolves allegations that the tax preparation firm required franchisees to agree not to solicit or hire employees from other franchises.

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    Earned wage access providers seek to steer state legislation

    Payactiv, DailyPay and other earned wage access providers teamed up in calling on the governor of Kansas to pass legislation similar to laws recently enacted in three other states.

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    Recent ban-the-box law study finds no effect on lower-educated young men

    Lack of enforcement combined with limited private-sector applicability may help explain the results, a University of Chicago researcher told HR Dive.

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    Centralized HR can reduce racism in hiring, study shows

    Researchers submitted 84,000 applications using racially distinctive names and found that racism was more prevalent when callbacks came from individual hiring managers and local stores.

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    SCOTUS: Drivers outside transportation industry may be exempt from arbitration

    The 2nd Circuit erred when it compelled truck drivers for Flowers Foods to arbitrate wage-and-hour claims because they worked in the bakery industry, a unanimous court held.

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    Column

    Who has the loneliest job in America?

    From remote work to feeling disconnected from on-site co-workers, loneliness is plaguing workforces across the country.

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    Column

    3 kids’ books HR pros can read to visitors on Take Your Child to Work Day

    Need to explain human resources to some pint-sized visitors next week? HR Dive has you covered.

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    Column // Employee Experience

    Why Torani hasn’t had layoffs in 99 years, in the CEO’s own words

    CEO Melanie Dulbecco spoke to HR Dive about the benefits of a people-focused workplace, from inclusion and belonging to “career mixology.”

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    Cybersecurity jobs pay well, ISC2 says, but gender disparities persist

    Apart from the pay gap, women remain vastly underrepresented in cybersecurity, other reports show.

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    Senate slams embattled joint employer rule

    This time, the Senate — not a federal court — moved to block the National Labor Relations Board’s standard for determining if an organization is a joint employer of another employer’s employees.

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    Advocates call for age discrimination exemption for mandatory arbitration

    If arbitration is easier, faster and cheaper, “why is it forced?” U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin asked.

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    Employers take ‘wait-and-see’ approach on expanding GLP-1 drug coverage

    Drugs like Zepbound and Wegovy have demonstrated some health benefits, but plans are unsure about employee interest and long-term benefit, experts said.

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    Final overtime rule clears White House review

    DOL’s proposed rule, if adopted, would increase the minimum annual salary threshold that determines overtime pay eligibility under the Fair Labor Standards Act from $35,568 to $55,068.

    Updated April 11, 2024