The security screenings also were not 'integral and indispensable' to the employees’ duties as warehouse workers, the court ruled. Read More
The prudent course of action is to make sure that your severance agreements clearly and unambiguously state that employees retain their federally protected rights.Read More
It’s not easy being a parent/child/employee. Anyone who tells you differently is lying. I know I’m not alone in this juggling act.Read More
Employers that can adapt to the shifting needs of their employees, will have a leg up on attracting and retaining talent.Read More
An employee terminated for violating a legitimate company rule cannot show discrimination unless that person can also raise an issue that the reason or the termination was discriminatory. Read More
Many states restrict employers from making hiring decisions based on criminal convictions unrelated to the suitability for the job, and careful review of those regulations is a must.Read More
In the meantime, you, as an employer, are free to decide the issue for your own workplace by drafting (and, more importantly, enforcing) policies of inclusion for LGBT employees.Read More
The solution is to make FLSA compliance easier for employers by simplifying decades-old regulations.Read More
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.