Employers face uncertainty over the design of wellness programs in the face of EEOC challenges in 2014 to such programs.Read More
Employers must be careful not to interfere with employees' participation, including avoiding and preventing any type of behavior that could be deemed as coercive or bullying.Read More
As the popularity of e-cigarettes continues to grow, there’s still no definitive ruling on the safety and proper regulation of the tobacco-free alternative. It’s up to employers to fill in the gaps.
Employee safety should always be the company's highest priority, and employers should follow CDC guidance and avoid knee-jerk reactions, no matter how provocative an employee's activities may be.
The ADA protects 'alcoholism' as a disability, but there is a difference between alcoholism and being drunk at work, which the ADA absolutely does not protect.Read More
A single one-time dose of learning may raise awareness about bias, but it won’t permanently change habits.Read More
Kris Dunn says honor the decision and let the free market decide what happens to Hobby Lobby. The market never lies about what’s most important to the people it serves.Read More
In the wake of a landmark 2013 ruling, it would seem unpaid internships aren’t long for the business world. Yet, such positions aren’t illegal.Read More
Leaders must explicitly communicate that uncivil, abusive behavior is thwarting their institutional objectives.
During his tenure as the head of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration, Ed Foulke emphasized assistance, rather than inspections and enforcement, to improve safety.Read More