Prevention Takeaways From The Latest EEOC Sexual Harassment Suits

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) sexual harassment lawsuits have increased by more than 50 percent this year, affecting a wide range of industries nationwide. The EEOC recovered $70 million total for employees alleging sexual harassment, an increase from $47.5…

Accommodating Service Animals in the Workplace is Easier Than You Think

Service animals perform a wide range of important tasks for their handlers. They can help them stay safe when crossing streets or can alert to subtle changes in blood sugar, blood pressure or brain activity. These animals play a crucial…

How Arizona’s Minimum Wage Changes Will Impact Employment Trends in the Next Five Years

Last November, Arizona voters approved a statewide minimum wage increase. This measure will increase the minimum wage in phases until it reaches $12 per hour by 2020. This bill also guarantees a minimum number of paid sick days each year…

HR HotSpot Recap: How to Avoid “Regarded As” Discrimination Claims Under the ADA

Discrimination based on disability is illegal – and wrong. But are you familiar with “regarded as” discrimination? This form of discrimination can be tricky. “Regarded as” discrimination happens when an impairment is perceived to exist, whether or not it does…