Overview: The role of the HR professional in the workplace continues to evolve as HR laws evolve and workplace strategies adjust to changing priorities. Workforce planning, ever-changing municipal, state and federal employment laws, talent management, employee development and so much more require the continual development of HR management. Every HR professional, from the generalist to the VP, are constantly challenged to evolve with these changing priorities and evolving laws. Training, networking, and other development opportunities are vital HR management tools in filling the vital role in every workplace.
Trends: Numerous technological solutions continue to emerge and evolve to help HR with their workforce planning, talent management and employment law compliance responsibilities. Staying current with these developments and ensuring they address the needs of the employer require focus and skills that shouldn't be underestimated.
Author: Peggy Carter-Ward, Head of Content
Updated to reflect forthcoming notice-posting requirements for employers subject to an immigration worksite enforcement action.
Updated to include amendments to the Connecticut Fair Employment Practices Act regarding notice-posting requirements, effective October 1, 2017.
Updated to include pregnancy discrimination notice-posting requirements, effective October 1, 2017.
Littler's Director of Global Analytics, Zev Eigen, discusses why it is becoming more necessary than ever to use analytics to render business decisions in organizations of all types and sizes. Eigen notes that there are many HR tech solutions offered by startups, consultants and giant corporations.
This How To details the steps an employer should take when conducting a pay equity review.
Updated to include information on a Florida Supreme Court ruling regarding legitimate business interests under the state's restrictive covenant law.
As mandated by Connecticut's Department of Labor and Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, covered employers should post the Connecticut Pregnancy Discrimination Notice Poster.
Updated to reflect law relating to the use of a wireless communication device while driving, effective September 1, 2017.
Updated to remove certain local notice-posting requirements based on their repeal, effective August 28, 2017.
Updated to reflect Minneapolis paid sick leave final rules, effective July 1, 2017.
Legal and ethical considerations for employers regarding HR management. Support and advice for the HR professional on managing all aspects of the job.