Every so often we find the need to revisit a topic of great importance. This is one of those times. While most of our clients are aware that, in the hiring process, it is illegal to discriminate against a candidate based on nationality, religion, age, marital or family status, gender, health and phy
The cascading allegations against men of power in the arts, entertainment and political realms – and the rise of the #MeToo movement in response – have focused the nation’s attention on the extent of sexual harassment in the workplace. Many working women like myself are finding that few if any in ou
If you’re reading this magazine, it’s likely you have a good understanding of the forest products industry – our history, our processes, the practical use of wood products, sustainability, and the like. You know what responsible forest practices are, and you know the work we do to maintain healthy,
The holidays are upon us, and for many employers, this means bonuses and performance reviews. While both activities may seem harmless – even positive – handled improperly, they become legal landmines. So, how do you handle these year-end rituals without exposing the organization to unnecessary risk?
Last week we celebrated National Forest Products Week. Held the third week of October each year, this week-long celebration is a way to honor “working forests” where trees are grown, harvested and re-grown for the future. Accounting for 2.4 million jobs nationwide, the United States is lucky to have