What about Title VII and the other ant-discrimination laws? Hobby Lobby does not answer these questions and leaves them to lower courts to interpret in future cases.Read More
Employers cannot maintain employee confidentiality rules that prohibit the discussion of personnel information involving wages and other working conditions.Read More
Employers paying terminated employees under a severance plan may be required to pay and withhold FICA taxes.Read More
During his tenure as the head of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration, Ed Foulke emphasized assistance, rather than inspections and enforcement, to improve safety.Read More
Even with legalized pot laws on the books in 20 states, it’s still unclear how medical and recreational marijuana fits into workplace drug and alcohol policies.Read More
We have a problem that needs resolution right away. One of our supervisors avoids dealing with a problem employee, who tends to bully others into accepting his ideas and resists collaborating with his co-workers. Each time a complaint is brought forward, this supervisor buries his head in the sand. What kind of training or intervention should we provide? How do we raise this delicate issue?
— Intimidated by the Problem, human resources specialist, nonprofit, Washington, D.C.
The answer is as many as reasonably necessary to determine whether the employee can perform the essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation.Read More
A recent study identified the top business-related litigation trends and concerns from 2013.Read More
Why was this case important for employers? For the first time, our highest court is recognizing, in great detail, the significant privacy interests we expect in our mobile devices.Read More
Make no mistake. If you are an employer, this case is huge.Read More