As part of DOL’s focus on expanding opportunities for all Americans, we at the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) work to influence national policy and promote effective workplace practices that ensure today’s workforce is inclusive of all people, including … [Read more...] about Are You Up to the Challenge? Promoting Inclusive Workplace Practices.
Workplace communication skills
On Oct. 26, 2011, the House Committee on Education and the Workforce voted to send the Workplace Democracy and Fairness Act (H.R. 3094) to the House floor. The proposed legislation is designed to rein in the activist National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) by counteracting the … [Read more...] about Workplace Fairness Act Set to Move to the House Floor
For decades, sales consultants have repeated the mantra: “Don’t cut price. Add value.” With the legal-service price wars in full bloom, most law firms cannot avoid cutting prices. In addition, in our hypersaturated marketplace, they not … [Read more...] about How Law Firm Marketers Can Add Value: Helping In-House Lawyers Brand Themselves and Communicate Expertly
When workplace safety programs are put in place, the expectation is that they will yield certain outcomes. Generally, they are designed to measure and monitor concerns such as incidence rates of injuries and illnesses, number and duration of workers compensation claims, and … [Read more...] about Developing Effective Workplace Safety Programs – Part 2
On June 29, 2017, the Article 29 Working Party (the EU body representing the data protection authorities (DPA) of each EU member country) issued an updated opinion regarding the processing of personal data in the workplace. Recognizing that employers are rapidly adopting new … [Read more...] about EU Regulators Issue an Updated Opinion on Processing Data in the Workplace