When in doubt, offer conditional FMLA leave, and confirm with the statute’s medical certification process.
If you are faced with two employees of different races (or national origins, or religions) fighting in your workplace, is it just best to fire them both?
With the future of health care up in the air, the prevailing message at this year’s MBGH Conference was preparing for the unknown.
I am a human resources consultant trying to gingerly solve a managerial behavior issue. A certain leader seems to try and determine who might be saying things about him and often seems to make life difficult until he finds out. How do we intervene to intercept this behavior?
—Personality Clash, executive trainer, HR services, Mercer Island, Washington
Even before Congress amended the ADA in 2009 to liberalize the statute’s definition of 'disability,' the law recognized and protected asymptomatic HIV as a disability.
In Landry’s, the board is adopting a more reasonable, real-world reading of a social media policy.
It may be in the best interest of an employer to require vaccinations for its workforce. But the legalities and practicalities involved may present too many obstacles to make such a requirement worthwhile.
The Americans with Disabilities Act does not require an employer to guess and play detective.
Title VII does not (yet) specifically identify 'sexual orientation' as a protected class.