The Ebola virus has found its way into the United States, but canceled business trips and forced quarantines are knee-jerk responses that do little to protect employees and can put employers at legal risk, experts say.
The analysis of claims data provides the greatest ability for an employer to have an effect on health care costs and employee health.
Don’t forget to have your employees sign authorizations before you post holiday party photos online.Read More
It only takes one layoff to turn a loyal employee into a desperate job seeker looking to provide value to turn a prospective employer into a new job.Read More
The time is coming when LGBTQ discrimination will no longer be allowed. I suggest you get on the bandwagon now, and send a signal to all of your employees that you are a business of inclusion, not one of bigotry and exclusion.Read More
Employers need to be flexible with employees who have potentially been exposed to Ebola or other dangerous infectious diseases.Read More
Service animals may be a reasonable accommodation for a disability if the employer knows of the disability. Read More
Siegel is chief technology officer and co-founder of AtHoc Inc., a crisis communications company based in San Mateo, California.Read More
The rule updates the list of employers partially exempt from OSHA record-keeping requirements.Read More
With a sweeping immigration policy placed on the back burner in Congress and a possible lame-duck session, businesses’ push for reform will be even more difficult.Read More