With its focus on maintaining order in the workplace, human resource management may seem like a sober profession. But HR, as it's more casually known, does have its funny -- even absurd -- side.
Just ask Jenny Lawson, a 15-year veteran of the profession, who suggests that organizations' HR offices are "the... Read More »
Florida has become the first state in the nation to adopt a law mandating random drug screenings for state workers. The unprecedented move may result in similar efforts among lawmakers in other states, setting the stage for battles with labor unions and others opposed to drug testing by the government.
The... Read More »
After years of effort by the city's gay community, workers in Omaha, Neb., will soon be protected from discrimination based on sexual orientation or identity, following a narrow vote Tuesday to approve such legislation.
The win didn't come easy. Omaha's city council voted 4-3 in favor of the ordinance, which... Read More »
By SAM HANANEL
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In the age of instant tweets and impulsive Facebook posts, some companies are still trying to figure out how they can limit what their employees say about work online without running afoul of the law.
Confusion about what workers can or can't post has led to a surge of... Read More »