More companies are offering paid parental leave for their employees, and a bill in Congress could extend that benefit to all workers in the United States.
Employers that fail to accommodate employees’ infertility treatments could see an explosion of these types of claims.Read More
The so-called “Bermuda Triangle” of employment law is: workers’ compensation, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.Read More
As a court recently pointed out, regular attendance is important in any job. Important, however, does not always equate to essential.Read More
Whatever time tracking and payroll system you use, it must have the ability to differentiate between time paid and time worked. It could likely save you from an FMLA claim if an employee is on the 1,250-hour bubble.Read More
This legislation would bring us up to par with the rest of the civilized world without imposing a significant monetary penalty on employers.Read More
I’ve written before about the need to put the 'human' back in 'human resources.' This case is a textbook example.Read More
With this issue on the EEOC’s enforcement radar, employers that deny time off for fertility treatments may find themselves as the start of the EEOC’s next infertility-related press release.Read More
If you are planning on denying an unpaid leave as a reasonable accommodation, understand that these terminations are risky and will draw scrutiny from the EEOC.Read More
There is one key difference between women and men when they welcome a new-born child. Women give birth; men don’t.