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Articles by Gillian Flynn

Common Pitfalls and Ways of Avoiding Wage Problems

September 30, 2001
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Make sure formal job descriptions match actual jobs, and review and update job descriptions periodically.
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Determining Who's Exempt

September 30, 2001
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To avoid costly lawsuits, it is imperative that businesses understand what "exempt" truly means.
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Overtime Lawsuits Are You at Risk

September 30, 2001
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The misclassification of non-exempt employees as exempt is more than just an annoying problem for HR. It's a multi-million dollar gamble. Don't let your company lose.
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Mandated Training Legal Dos and Don'ts

August 30, 2001
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When can training be held? Can employees be asked to pitch in for the costs? What are the risks of looking outside for the trainers?
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Privacy in an Age of Online Record-Keeping

August 10, 2001
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How liable are employers for employee privacy when so much sensitive employee information is stored electronically?
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Safe Pension-Investment Counseling

June 28, 2001
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How do you give employees the information and tools they need, without exposing the company to lawsuits?
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High Court Weighs in on Arbitration

June 15, 2001
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Just how enforceable are mandatory arbitration agreements?
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Getting Performance Reviews Right

April 26, 2001
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The must-haves of a legally defensible performance review.
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The Balancing Act New Rules On Who Qualifies For Health Insurance

March 28, 2001
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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act included non-discrimination rules to allow people to enroll in plans even if they had a health-status issue that formerly kept them barred.
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