Three Hump Day Reads for HR

As many of you know, I occasionally point out the blogs of others that I think do a great job of informing you or are just plain interesting. So here we go. What the heck is a highly compensated employee under the FLSA? I don’t know about you, but that has always been a puzzler …

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EEOC sends a message about age discrimination

As we close in on the 50th anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) the EEOC announced the settlement of a long-lived age discrimination suit against Texas Roadhouse. The case The case against Texas Roadhouse was filed in Massachusetts against the Kentucky based restaurant chain. The EEOC claimed the company violated the law …

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From the Archive- Employee Birthdays: Recognition or No?

This post first appeared in 2011. It just goes to show that I am not above fishing for birthday wishes every 5 years. I want to wish a happy birthday to one of my favorite authors, with whom I share this day though not the year, David McCullough. He is one of those people I …

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Seven Signs of Age Harassment

“Ageism” has been talked about frequently in the news, especially in the recent years following the recession. It has gotten a lot of press recently with reports of workers in their 30s in Silicon Valley getting Botox injections in order to appear younger in an attempt to compete against “younger” workers. Discrimination We all know …

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Age Discrimination Alert: EEOC Ups the Ante on ADEA by Issuing RFOA Final Ruling

I am sure you are wondering what the heck this title is all about with all the acronyms, and you may be tempted to pass this post by in your daily reading. That would not be a good idea. RFOA is an acronym you need to know and the EEOC confirmed that on March 30th …

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