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Ask the Experts: Inappropriate Dress in an Interview

Apr 20, 2018 3:00:00 AM
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Question: We had a job candidate who we think would be a good fit for one of our open positions, but she was dressed inappropriately for our office during her interview. Can we say anything to her about her attire during the offer process?

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Ask the Experts: Can a well qualified older candidate fit on a much younger team?

Apr 3, 2018 3:00:00 AM
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Question: We recently interviewed an older candidate for a position. She’s well qualified, but the team she would be working with is made up of people who are much younger, and we are worried about how she will fit in. Can the criteria to hire for cultural fit outweigh potential age discrimination concerns?

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Ask the Experts: Using Employee Photos on Social Media

Mar 16, 2018 7:03:23 AM
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Question: We would like to post photos of our employees on our social media sites. Are we required to obtain our current or former employee’s permission to use photos of them?

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Ask the Experts: Marijuana Use Policies

Feb 23, 2018 3:00:00 AM
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Question: Can we maintain a zero-tolerance marijuana use policy in our workplace if medical marijuana use is legal in the state?

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Ask the Experts: Salary Nondisclosure Agreements

Jan 12, 2018 3:00:00 AM
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Question: We’d like to have employees sign a documented policy saying that they will not discuss their pay with current or past employees or with others outside of our company at the risk of having their employment terminated. Is this allowed?

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Federal Employment Law Update - September 2017

Oct 3, 2017 3:00:00 AM
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Federal updates regarding minimum wage for federal contractors and the Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS-4212) report filing deadline, plus employment law updates for California, New Jersey and New York.

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Ask the Experts: Speaking English in the Office

Sep 19, 2017 3:00:00 AM
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Question: Our workplace is primarily English speaking with some employees who also speak Spanish. We’ve had complaints of employees speaking only Spanish in the breakroom. Can we request that employees speak only English in the workplace, including the breakroom?

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Ask the Experts: Accommodating Disabilities in the Workplace

Jul 28, 2017 3:00:00 AM
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Question: Our employee with a disability has asked to bring his service dog to work, but we have two employees in the office who are allergic to dogs. What can we do to accommodate everyone’s needs?

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