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  • Legislators Introduce Workplace Sexual Harassment Prevention Bill

    A group of legislators have introduced a bill aimed at bolstering protections against workplace harassment, including sexual harassment.

  • Don't Be at Risk

    Job applicants cannot be and should not perceive being disqualified solely based on the existence of a medical condition.

  • One Out of Seven People Don't Feel Safe at Work: SHRM

    New data from the Society for Human Resource Management indicates that roughly one out of seven Americans do not feel safe at work.

  • DOL Wage & Hour Issues FMLA, FLSA Opinion Letters

    An opinion letter is an official, written opinion by the division on how a particular law applies in specific circumstances presented by the individual person or entity that requested the letter. The requesting parties' names are not included in the letters to protect their privacy.

  • Oregon Legislature Settles Harassment Case with BOLI

    The terms of the settlement state that the state Legislature will pay a combined $1.1 million in non-economic damages to eight aggrieved parties who worked at the Capitol in a variety of roles but were not elected officials. The largest individual damages award is $415,000.

  • Ohio Governor Signs Domestic Violence Executive Order

    His order directs all state agencies, boards, and commissions to take necessary corrective actions, up to and including termination, when an employee commits or threatens to commit domestic violence on state property, at state-sponsored events, or when using state resources; and to contact law enforcement if an incident occurs.


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  • Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Hiring

    Many employers make hiring decisions regarding applicants with criminal convictions depending upon whether the offense was labeled by the state statute as a felony or misdemeanor. Some employers have policies, written and unwritten, that a person convicted of a misdemeanor is always eligible for employment while someone convicted of a felony is either automatically disqualified or requires further scrutiny before being considered. So how should an employer consider conviction records?


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  • Meet Workit Health

    Welcome to Workit, a whole new way to kick addictive behaviors to the curb. Our innovative digital health program blends the best of behavioral science, technology, and human-centered design. Learn more at http://workithealth.com/.

  • Careers in Manufacturing – Production Leader

    Growing up working side-by-side with her dad solving problems and discovering how things worked sparked the love of #STEM and learning to apply the sciences for Lisa Callender, Production Leader at a Dow. Lisa wants others to know that STEM Careers are more than studying science and math in school. It’s about solving world problems; making products that help the world; and leaving work every day knowing you made a difference.

  • Safety Tip: Conflict De-escalation Tips

    Anticipating potential conflict is important, and there are many verbal and non-verbal cues to be mindful of as situations unfold. This Vivid Learning Systems video explains how to de-escalate conflict situations at work. According to OSHA, employees working alone, working late at night, or working in high-crime areas, are all more likely to be subjected to an act of violence. Share this free safety tip with workers to support your training program. Find more learnatvivid.com.