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Chances are, someone you work with is depressed

On February 8, 2018, in Discrimination, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Policies, by Heather Bussing
The important thing to understand is that HR is not in a position to make the determination as to whether someone is depressed, or whether the depression is potentially protected as a disability.
 

When Harassment is Legal

On January 4, 2018, in Discrimination, Editorial Advisory Board, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
People often wonder if they’re being harassed at work, treated unfairly, or have been wrongfully terminated. It turns out, what most people think of as harassment or “wrongful” is neither — at least legally.
 

Women and Tech – The Pace of Change

Women’s roles in our culture and work have changed significantly over the last 100 years. Here’s some context on the evolution of women’s rights in the US from Heather Bussing.
 

A World Full Of Bias And What To Do About It

On July 26, 2017, in Discrimination, Diversity, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Heather Bussing
Creating an inclusive, diverse, and successful work place is not about getting every decision perfect. It’s about fairness, openness, and care.
 

Politics & Work 2: HR Survival Guide

Continued political turmoil is causing headaches at work. This is the second of three articles from Heather Bussing directed at organizations, HR, and individuals. Today’s article is the HR Survival Guide. Heather will conclude the series tomorrow with her individual survival guide. Now, let’s look at how HR can deal with the political polarization in their companies.
 

Politics & Work 1: Organization Survival Guide

“Trying to keep work and politics separate is about as easy as balancing work and life. There’s a lot going on and it won’t calm down for awhile. The current issues touch people deeply.”
– Heather Bussing
 

It’s not just information, it’s evidence

On October 28, 2015, in Data, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HR Scoop, HRExaminer, Leadership, Policies, Social Media Policy, by Heather Bussing
Everything, especially everything at work, is on the record. It’s not just information, it’s evidence.
 

Why You Should Not Check to See if Employees are on Ashley Madison

On August 26, 2015, in Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Privacy, by Heather Bussing
“I’m not sure how we became such a tabloid society, especially about other people’s sex lives. But we still have the power to opt out.” – Heather Bussing
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Why the Government Wants Companies to Have Employees

On August 5, 2015, in Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
The dispute about whether someone is an employee or an independent contractor is not about employee protections. It’s about payroll taxes.
 

5 Links: Unconscious Bias

This week, we talked about conscious bias in Discrimination v. Reality. Here are five links that talk about unconscious bias in hiring, leadership, algorithms, and culture.
 
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