When Will We Learn? – Pay Inequality Doesn’t Pay

May 6th, 2018

A recent ruling on a hard-fought lawsuit and a long-form news piece on national TV has brought to light for David Smith, president and CEO of EASI•Consult®, the need to revisit the oft-discussed issue of gender pay inequity.

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Another Look at Drug Testing in the Workplace

January 9th, 2018

In the age of legalized marijuana, workplace drug testing has become more complicated. Here, David Smith, PhD, president and CEO of EASI•Consult®, takes another look at this issue in the wake of more than half of all U.S. states adopting some form of medical or recreational marijuana use.

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Lessons from UPS: Be Diligent in Diffusing Potential Workplace Violence

December 5th, 2017

A workplace shooting in California this summer is raising questions about a company’s responsibility for such on-the-job violence. Regardless of the outcome of this legal battle, David Smith, Founder and CEO of EASI•Consult®, says such instances can be avoided with some careful planning and attention to detail.

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What’s the Score? The Outcome of the Debate Over the OFCCP

November 3rd, 2017

Budget cuts symbolA White House proposal to merge the OFCCP with the EEOC has sparked a months-long fight over the fate of the agency. David Smith, Ph.D., President and CEO of EASI•Consult®, sifts through the debate to sort out where the federal agency now stands and what it could mean for government contractors.

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Equal Pay – Another Reason to Focus on Compensation Management

November 3rd, 2017

Money equalityPay equity seems to be the latest buzz when it comes to workplace issues in companies large and small. But as Caroline Gibson, senior consultant for EASI•Consult®, points out, managing compensation doesn’t have to be so difficult.

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Google’s Equal Pay Lawsuit: One More Tech Firm Challenge

October 2nd, 2017

Google no borderThe recent sex bias lawsuit against Google brings to light just how many tech giants seem to be struggling with gender discrimination. David Smith, Ph.D., president and CEO of EASI•Consult®, shares what companies across all industries can do to prevent similar legal challenges.

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Social Networking or Solicitation? Courts Weigh in on LinkedIn Use

September 5th, 2017

LinkedIn no borderSocial media is certainly not a new topic in employment law. But, as David Smith, Ph.D.,  the president and CEO of EASI•Consult® highlights, the prevalence of online networking continues to raise legal questions, most recently about the use of LinkedIn by former employees.

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Navigating the Age Discrimination in Employment Act

August 8th, 2017

Over 60 no borderFifty-year-old legislation remains in place for the over-40 employee population, which is increasingly moving into the spots once occupied by baby boomers. David Smith, president and CEO of EASI•Consult®, reviews what the law means for older workers, the younger generations and the employers trying to balance them.

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Does Title VII Really Cover LGBT Discrimination?

June 6th, 2017

BooksThe question over what constitutes sexual discrimination may have employers and department heads scratching their heads. As David Smith, president and CEO of EASI•Consult®, points out, that confusion may come from the fact that the courts can’t come to an agreement over whether LGBT employees are protected under Title VII.

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2016: A Year of Employment Law Changes

May 2nd, 2017

52232e7c-3947-4f7b-9985-5cb42f9b8eb5Last year brought a wave of changes related to employment law. As David Smith, Ph.D., president and CEO of EASIConsult® notes, those changes presented some unique challenges to HR professionals, many of which will continue to be issues in 2017.  

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