Monday, August 8, 2016
That is SO last week
Last week, Massachusetts became the
first state to prohibit employers from asking about salary history
before offering a candidate a position.
The law is designed to
help close the gender wage gap
Supporters argued that gender inequities are less likely to be perpetuated if employers are not aware of an applicant’s salary history. The law includes two additional provisions related to pay. It makes it unlawful for employers to prohibit employees from talking about their pay, and it requires equal pay for
work of “comparable character” or for employees who work in “comparable operations.”
The new law will go into effect in July 2018.
sexist attitudes and sexual harassment
, and Jon Hyman pondered the
“blame the victim” mentality
expressed by some following the high-profile sex harassment lawsuit against Roger Ailes.
A Dunkin Donuts franchisee settled a
sexual harassment suit by the EEOC
The Washington Post
discussed a recent
which found that an employee who wore a “Don’t Tread on Me” hat to work could cause a hostile work environment.
if an algorithm is any less racist than a human
. reported that
data analytics has shown that college degrees may not matter
as much as they once did.
offered tips on how to
protect HR technology from cyberattacks
Six HR leaders explained how the
digital world of work is changing how they do human resources
argued that Human Resources is on the
front lines of cybersecurity issues
humans are still needed despite machine learning and analytics
In other developments:
Popular employer-review site Glassdoor was
sued by one of its purportedly anonymous employee members
when her email was published.
The National Labor Relations Board found that the
United Postal Service “flouted” labor law
when it issued a written warning to an employee after he engaged in a “loud, profane, disrespectful and obnoxious” outburst.
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