Don’t take the easy way out with your employees when they ask for accommodations for a disability, religion or other protected reason.Read More
U.S. employers are obliged under the Occupational Safety and Health Act as well as its common-law duty to act reasonably in eliminating or reducing risk of injury to workers or patrons.Read More
Laws in other countries differ, and U.S. investigation protocols may need to be significantly modified to comply with the particular employment and data protection laws in that country.Read More
Lori Flood was placed on administrative leave pending a fitness for duty evaluation. On Jan. 10, 2011, Flood submitted an FMLA medical certification and was terminated two days later.
To paraphrase sportscaster Dan Patrick you can’t stop love at work; you can only hope to contain it.
The Affordable Care Act is creating new jobs as the health care industry continues to transform in response to the legislation.
The way we communicate and how we interpret our interactions is largely based on tone of voice, body language, eye contact and casual social interactions.
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.