How do you prevent employees from claiming overtime wages for the off-the-clock time they spend receiving, reading, and sending work-related emails? Maybe an email curfew is the answer.
Understand and pay attention to these issues of national-origin discrimination, if for no other reason than the fact that the EEOC is watching.
How you choose publicly to respond to allegations is open to cross-examination in later depositions and at trial.
Social media is not creating new laws, but is merely creating new applications of existing laws to an evolving communication and technology tool.Read More
There is a clear advantage to paying your salaried non-exempt employees via the fluctuating workweek. Just make sure you meet the FLSA’s four-pronged test.
The incumbents in the Miami Dolphins locker collectively said ‘no nerds,’ which, the last time I looked, isn’t a protected class.Read More
For a second straight year, fall protection was the most-cited violation.Read More
Here are five suggestions for smart employee communication during difficult times from Alison Davis.Read More
Bad things happen, so companies need to have a plan in place to deal with a crisis.Read More
Unless a bully is harassing someone because of a protected class (race, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin) bullying is probably legal.Read More