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Avoiding the ‘Bermuda Triangle’ of Employment Law

The so-called “Bermuda Triangle” of employment law is: workers’ compensation, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The so-called “Bermuda Triangle” of employment law is: workers’ compensation, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The Sandifer vs. U.S. Steel Decision

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the time U.S. Steel employees spent putting on and taking off their protective gear is not compensable under their collective bargaining agreement.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the time U.S. Steel employees spent putting on and taking off their protective gear is not compensable under their collective bargaining agreement.

A Lesson on Union Avoidance

Do you know what to do if a labor union comes knocking at your door? Do you know what you can say to your employees if you hear the whispers of unionization floating through your workplace?

Do you know what to do if a labor union comes knocking at your door? Do you know what you can say to your employees if you hear the whispers of unionization floating through your workplace?

Are Temporary Impairments ADA-Protected Disabilities? You Bet.

Disability discrimination cases no longer focus on whether an employee is legally disabled, but instead on whether an employer engaged the employee in the interactive process towards a reasonable accommodation.

Disability discrimination cases no longer focus on whether an employee is legally disabled, but instead on whether an employer engaged the employee in the interactive process towards a reasonable accommodation.

When is 1,250 not 1,250? Hours Worked Versus Hours Paid for FMLA Eligibility

Whatever time tracking and payroll system you use, it must have the ability to differentiate between time paid and time worked. It could likely save you from an FMLA claim if an employee is on the 1,250-hour bubble.

Whatever time tracking and payroll system you use, it must have the ability to differentiate between time paid and time worked. It could likely save you from an FMLA claim if an employee is on the 1,250-hour bubble.