Uttering some of these phrases may leave you red-faced; others could be corporate suicide.
Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA)
Of course you know pretty quickly when a job applicant answers a question wrong. But do you know when the people doing the interviewing step out of bounds?
How many of these have you asked when searching for just the right staff for Finance?
When a job requires employees to log more than 40 hours per week on a regular basis, is it safe to say overtime is an “essential job function” of that position and deny an accommodation request that attempts to skirt the OT?
What a difference a year makes. In 2009, this company was listed as one of the best places for mothers to work by Working Mother magazine. This year it’s paying out the nose for its treatment of workers who got pregnant.
It’s one thing to have a standard March Madness pool in the office; it’s something else altogether to bet on some of these things.
Finance pros are always looking for proven ways to lower health costs. But many firms are balking at a tactic that’s virtually guaranteed to save money.
CFOs know well that a small number of health conditions – such as diabetes and heart disease – make up the lion’s share of most their insurance claims costs.
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