Take a look at the HR, compliance, employment law and investigation articles we’ve read this week:
Don’t Demand Facebook Passwords: Mark Toth, The ManpowerGroup Employment Blawg, says no to employers who demand social media passwords from candidates during the interview process.
Courts are finally starting to apply ADAAA—and it ain’t pretty: Jon Hyman, Ohio Employer’s Law Blog, reports that courts are now starting to weigh-in on disability cases under the ADAAA.
Record-Breaking $168 Million Awarded in Harassment Suit: Stephanie R Thomas, The Proactive Employer, reports on a harassment lawsuit that resulted in an employee being awarded $168 million dollars in damages.
UPDATE: Orange Employees Strike Back: Philip Miles, Lawffice Space, provides an update on the case of the workers that were fired for wearing orange.
Human Resources/Employee Relations:
How Much Should You Care About Your Employees’ Health?: Alexandra Levit, American Express OPEN Forum, writes about the growing trend of employee wellness programs.
Discriminating Against the Long-term Unemployed: Tips to Avoid This Practice: Michael Haberman, Omega HR Solutions Blog, offers some tips to help employers avoid discriminating against the unemployed when making hiring decisions.
Ethics and Compliance:
Beyond Balance IX: Encouraging Ethical Business by Incentivizing Compliance: Andy Spalding, FCPA Blog, writes about whether or not companies should be able to count on being rewarded by enforcement agencies for compliance.
What is ‘Extraordinary Cooperation’ in an FCPA Enforcement Action?: Tom Fox, FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog, sheds some light on what the term “extraordinary cooperation” means.
Go All Out or Go Home: The Nortel Investigation: James McGrath, Internal Investigations Blog, reports on an incomplete computer hacking probe at Nortel.
Back to the future – learning network security lessons from history: Terry Greer-King, SC Magazine, uses history to teach a few security lessons.
Verizon Data Breach Investigative Report 2012 – Application Security Specific Highlights: Chris Wysopal, VERACODE Blog, shares some of the key findings from Verizon’s 2012 Data Breach Investigative Report.