Investing In Proprietary Funds: A Fiduciary Duty Violation?


A federal appeals court overrules its previous ERISA ruling based on an intervening Supreme Court case. Now forced arbitration can apply when a plan administrator is sued. Learn about the case. Read more...


What Do Employees Want: More Money Or A Casual Dress Code? You Make The Call


What do you think your employees would choose - more money or a casual dress code? You may be surprised. You make the call and join the conversation. Read more...


Podcast Alert: New York's Sexual Harassment Law Changes


New York's new law sets aside years of U.S. Supreme Court sex harassment precedent. In Part 1 of a 2-part Risk Trends™ podcast, Jack McCalmon notes what the changes mean for employers everywhere. Read more...


Ask Leslie: Can We Require Job Applicants To Allow Us To Review Their Social Media As Part Of Our Background Check?

Leslie Zieren

An employer asks Leslie Zieren, Esq. if there are limits on using a job applicant's social media. Learn the limits.? Read more...



New Fax Number for Best Practice Help Line

The fax line for Best Practice Help Line consultation requests is now 918-712-5965.

Lessons Learned From The Equifax Data Breach

Recent large data breaches like Equifax, Capital One, and American Medical Collection Agency illustrate the risks of storing confidential and personal information. We examine.

Not All Search Engine Sites Are Safe: The Fallibility Of Blacklisting

Blacklisting helps users avoid malware-infected sites, but there are flaws. We examine.

Ransomware: Still A Risk For All Organizations

Cybercriminals often spread ransomware and other malware through phishing emails. Learn why employee training should not be your only protection.