Sexual Harassment is “Trending”

Q: With allegations against Harvey Weinstein, and now Kevin Spacey, dominating the news, I am concerned that employees may come forward with their own stories....

Applicants and the 14th Amendment

A recent unpublished decision raises interesting Fourteenth Amendment questions. The first is whether an applicant who has been ranked higher than other applicants in a phone interview...

A Strategic View of Risk Management

Historically, Human Resource’s role in risk management has been legal and regulatory compliance, with a focus on threats to the organization and its employees. In...

Economic Perspective

Employers Council has prepared this Economic Perspective summary to assist the decision-makers of member organizations. The economic data contained in these charts represent a summary...

Survey News

2017 Planning Packet (2018 Projections) – Arizona, Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming 2018 Pay projections are now available. This survey includes information on pay and pay structure...

Dos and Don’ts of Office Holiday Parties

It is a rare year that Employers Council isn’t hired to conduct a few post-holiday-party investigations. As you get ready to host your party, keep the following dos and...

ERISA and Group Health Plans: Are Your Documents Sound?

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently educated employers on the basic requirements of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) governing plan documents and...