Limiting an employee's digital access can decrease an employer's legal liability, attorney Jennifer F. DiMarco writes.
Employers can minimize the chances of litigation by taking steps that include periodic audits to determine whether employees are being properly classified, as well as careful record-keeping.
Bribe payments were calculated by multiplying the total number of hours worked by temporary employees at a firm by 25 cents. Read More
At issue in the final day of oral arguments on health care reform was whether the individual mandate, which requires most U.S. residents to enroll in a qualified plan or pay a financial penalty, is so intertwined with the broader law that the entire law would fall if the court rules the mandate is unconstitutional.
A letter sent to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission asks that agency to issue a legal opinion as to whether asking for passwords violates current federal law.
In addition to our web news and analysis coverage, we've posted transcripts of the arguments from all three days.Read More
It's not just the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services. Employers generally are still fumbling around in the Facebook dark. And more shins will be bruised before we find the light switch.Read More
Benefit experts had hoped the administration would provide another extension, but none was provided in a batch of frequently asked questions issued March 19 by the departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury.
The ‘ominous warning signs’ of an ethics decline, says the Ethics Resource Center in a new survey, include a sharp increase in retaliation against employee whistle-blowers.Read More
Under one administration suggestion, TPAs could fund the coverage through rebates they receive from drug manufacturers that the TPA is not contractually liable to forward to the affiliates.Read More