Articles by Frank Cania

The correct answer first requires asking the right question                          March 7, 2019     NY Daily Record - HR Connection 

by Frank A. Cania, president, HR Compliance Experts LLC

Apparently, my ability to identify potential issues or problems in situations that most people wouldn’t recognize is one reason for my wife and daughter’s repeated use of a “SMH” (shake my head) emoji when they text me. While they may find this skill irritating, it’s an extremely useful occupational hazard....[Read More]

A New Lesson in ADA Compliance                            February 8, 2019     NY Daily Record - HR Connection 

by Frank A. Cania, president, HR Compliance Experts LLC

Something I believe sets me apart from others in the HR consulting arena is my ability to relate to the business challenges my clients face. In addition to the HR and regulatory compliance challenges, I know the difficulties of managing everything from accounting, insurance, payroll, taxes, marketing, websites, sales, and so much more. I also understand how these challenges can be interrelated, sometimes in surprising ways....[Read More]

Has the Third Circuit Redefined Reasonable?                           January 8, 2019     NY Daily Record - HR Connection  (part 2 of 2)

by Frank A. Cania, president, HR Compliance Experts LLC

As 2019 begins to unfurl, I find myself wondering what the “hot” issues will be for my clients. I’m confident #MeToo will continue to impact both the reporting of sexual harassment as well as the ways in which employers address allegations of sexual misconduct by employees. I’m also wondering what, if any, impact the Third Circuit’s decision in  Minarsky v. Susquehanna County...[Read More]

Can faragher-ellerth survive the #metoo movement?                             december 11, 2018     NY Daily Record - HR Connection  (part 1 of 2)

by Frank A. Cania, president, HR Compliance Experts LLC

After a brief absence from this column to launch a new HR consulting firm, I find myself once again wading into the potentially dangerous waters of the #MeToo movement. Dangerous for me because: 1) I’m a middle-aged man, and 2) even more damning, I’m a middle-aged man. While I’ve researched the topic extensively, investigated several disturbing claims of workplace sexual misconduct, presented countless sexual harassment prevention trainings, and supported women who have suffered sexual misconduct...[Read More]