Employment Law Update for HR Managers

By Mike O'Brien  bio This is my periodic update prepared for interested HR professionals trying to deal with the complex American employment laws. Federal Appeals Court says sexual … [Read more...]


Watch Out for Resume Fraud

By Lynne Curry, Ph.D  bio You know that new laboratory assistant you just hired—the one with the terrific resume and reference? It turns out she never worked for the employers named on the … [Read more...]


Social Media and Hiring: Can You Use Facebook to Screen Job Applicants?

The consensus seems to be that the popular employer practice of demanding Facebook passwords from job applicants and screening their pages is both morally "wrong" and "illegal." … [Read more...]


OIG Updates 2016 Work Plan Adding New Lab Agenda Item

By Kelly A. Briganti, Editorial Director, G2 Intelligence The U.S. Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General released its mid-year update to the Annual Work Plan, adding and revising … [Read more...]


What Every Lab and Pathology Practice Needs to Know About “At-Will” Employment

What does at-will employment mean? It means that either the employer or the employee can end the relationship at any time and for any reason or for no reason at all—unless there is a contract for a … [Read more...]