Polygraphs are most commonly used for employment where there are high value materials, classified information, large amounts of money and for law enforcement positions.
Employees working for covered employers are protected under whistleblower protection laws from negative actions taken by their employer for speaking out about workplace safety or health concerns.
Whether compensation is due depends on the reason for leaving, the terms of the employment contract, if any, and the state where the employer is located.
A U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rules the disparate-impact provision does not apply to job applicants.
In all U.S. states except Montana, at-will is the default employment relationship. At-will employment may be terminated at any time, for any reason not in violation of the law, or for no reason.
Depending on the nature, intent and subject of the gossip, it can quickly rise to the level of workplace harassment or even defamation of character.
Former employee claims Yahoo CEO designed systems to replace men with women in the company.
Balancing business needs with the health and welfare of employees should be every employer’s goal, but finding where to draw the line isn’t always easy.
You were hired to do a job for which you have received no or inadequate training resulting in your dismissal. What can you do about it?
Each state – as well as the District of Columbia - has its own requirements for receiving benefits, so your eligibility for unemployment depends on the state in which you work.