Workplace Insights – The Value of a Mission Statement

May 29th, 2014 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employee Handbook, Employee Performance, Employee Relations, Workplace Insights

Many organizations, big and small, often lose track of their original purpose and mission. And they don’t realize how important…

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Interns Protected by New York City Human Rights Law

May 29th, 2014 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Discrimination, Employee Relations, Internships, New York City Law, New York Law, NYS DOL

Recently, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law, extending its…

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Religious Accommodations in Dress Codes

April 9th, 2014 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Dress Codes, Employee Relations, Religion

Recently published Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) guidelines address employer obligations to accommodate employees’ religious dress and grooming practices. The…

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Do We Need an Employee Handbook?

July 14th, 2013 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Confidential Information, Employee Handbook, Employee Relations, Human Resources

An employee handbook is one of the most beneficial tools an employer has to communicate company policies and provide legal…

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What is “Disparate Impact” Discrimination?

May 13th, 2012 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Discrimination, Employee Relations, Hiring, Human Resources

Disparate impact discrimination is “negligent” or “unintentional” discrimination. It occurs when an employer’s facially neutral policy (e.g., a policy excluding…

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Defining “Religion” and Types of Discrimination

Defining “Religion” and Types of Discrimination Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employers with 15 or…

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Wanted: Generation Y

September 14th, 2009 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employee Handbook, Employee Relations, Employment Trends, Human Resources, Wellness Programs

SEPTEMBER 2008 Employee loyalty has been on the decline due to the job market dwindling, benefit reductions, and opportunities for…

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Opportunities in a Down Economy

May 14th, 2009 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employee Handbook, Employee Relations, Hiring, Human Resources

The opportunity for increased leverage when negotiating and recruiting The rise in unemployment and lack of job security which are…

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Eligible Employees

December 15th, 2008 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employee Relations, Employer Liability, Family Leave, Human Resources, Military

The final regulations retain the original requirement that an employee be employed by an employer for at least 12 months…

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Should I Downsize?

October 15th, 2008 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employee Relations, Human Resources, Immigration, Layoffs, WARN

Before planning a RIF, employers should consider some of the many cost-saving alternatives. Some alternatives to downsizing include: 1. Reducing…

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