Steven Sweeney

Hostile work environment

Hostile work environment: Is your HR advisor qualified to manage this potential crisis?

Do you have a hostile work environment? Don’t be so quick to say, “of course not.” There were 70,000 charges of employment discrimination across the U.S. last year and the EEOC secured $439 million for victims of companies large and small. It’s a wave of reckoning that’s forcing employers to look closely at their hiring …

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New Mindset of the American Workforce

Understanding the New Mindset of the American Workforce

Some might say the mindset of the American workforce is in a fragile state. With the COVID pandemic entering year 2, a transition in U.S. governmental leadership and continued financial struggles for many, the environment could be described as challenging. Couple that with an expectation to return to “business normalcy” and you have an extra …

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Key facts for employers about New Jersey’s recreational marijuana law

Governor Murphy’s recent signature on New Jersey’s law legalizing marijuana for adults ages 21 and older ushers in a new age of employee protection in the Garden State. New Jersey is now the only state in the country that protects employees from being fired, discriminated against, or eliminated as a job candidate just because they …

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