human resources

Jul 25, 2022

4th Circuit revives Hagerstown worker’s disability-bias claim

A U.S. appeals court revived a woman’s Americans with Disabilities Act claim that she was fired from a Hagerstown call center after requesting a reduced work schedule.

Aug 7, 2017

Don’t DIY: Business owners should delegate HR tasks

As small businesses keep hiring, many owners discover that being a do-it-yourself human resources manager is the wrong job for them. Becky Robinson handled hiring, payroll and other HR needs when she started her marketing company, Weaving Influence, five years ago. But during periods when she focused on HR, the company’s revenue took a dip. […]

Oct 8, 2014

Maxim adds chief experience officer

Maxim Healthcare Services Inc., of Columbia, a provider of home health care, has named its first chief experience officer, Julie Judge, to enhance patient service and improve staff engagement and retention. Judge, who has 20 years of industry experience, previously served as senior vice president of Human Resources for Erickson Living, which runs continuing care […]

Oct 23, 2013

Stephen Heise named VP of HR at Maryland Live!

Stephen Heise has been named vice president of human resources at Maryland Live! casino.

Oct 23, 2013

Swift named chief HR officer at UMMS

David P. Swift, an executive with extensive experience in health system human resources, has been named senior vice president for human resources and chief human resources officer for the 12-hospital University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS).

Aug 20, 2013

Keeping your contacts in context

You should not wait for an exit interview to determine the migratory path of your data.

May 29, 2013

Exelon Corp. makes management changes

Exelon Corp., of Chicago, parent company of Baltimore-based energy company Constellation, announced that Kenneth W. Cornew, formerly executive vice president and chief commercial officer, Exelon, and president and CEO of Constellation, has been promoted to senior executive vice president and chief commercial officer, Exelon, and president and CEO of Exelon Generation, commanding one of the largest[...]

Jan 8, 2013

With social media and HR, more than 50 shades of gray

Had the person posting been one of my employees, I likely would have fired her.

Jul 3, 2012

STD in the workplace

I know this is a topic that most people don’t want to talk about but it is serious. STDs are not to be taken lightly and the effect they have on your workforce can be devastating. For those of you that thought I was referring to sexually transmitted diseases, please get you head out of […]

Feb 1, 2012

Bethesda-based RLJ launches one-stop minority employment website

The RLJ Cos., of Bethesda, unveiled, a one-stop website to provide companies with the best opportunity to find qualified, minority job seekers and businesses. OppsPlace is free to both job seekers and minority firms, and allows corporate human resources and procurement executives to easily access qualified minority job seekers for openings, and increase access […]

Nov 27, 2011

Opinions – 11/28/11: U.S. District Court, Maryland

Labor & Employment Sex discrimination BOTTOM LINE: Where undisputed evidence indicated that a company had fewer than 15 employees at the time sex discrimination allegedly occurred, the company was not an “employer” for purposes of Title VII, and the employee’s claim against it was dismissed. CASE: Tasciyan v. Medical Numerics, No. 11-1467 AW (filed Oct. […]

Oct 10, 2011

Ex-state worker alleges discrimination

Cheryl F. Cohens says that for more than seven years she requested a pay raise that was promised her when she joined the Maryland Department of Human Resources training unit in 2002, with no results. So, according to Cohens, when an email about state furlough hours hit her inbox in March 2009 revealing that she […]

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