My main problem of the re-hearing panel’s decision is that the “common sense” it is applying is rooted in 1965, not 2015.
It is important for employers and employees to understand that courts are being more flexible in determining a reasonable accommodation.Read More
Employers should not automatically rule out telecommuting options as reasonable accommodations under the ADA.Read More
We have been doing research regarding virtual organizations — particularly related to training and the role that managers play. How we do get our organization to adapt/embrace this new way of working?
— Changing World, assistant HR specialist, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
There is no excuse for an employer to not offer flexibility. If the employee isn’t performing, treat it as an indictment of that employee, not the flexibility policy.Read More
Cali Williams Yost, CEO and founder of Flex Strategy Group/Work Life Fit Inc., published a report looking at working remotely and balancing personal and professional lives.Read More
While telecommuting as a reasonable accommodation remains the exception, the line that separates exception from rule is shifting as technology makes work-at-home arrangements more feasible.Read More
In light of these historically frigid temperatures, I’m writing about workplace severe-weather policies, including including how to handle issues such as attendance, wage and hour, and telecommuting.Read More
Jason Fried, co-founder and CEO of 37signals, says he realized that the best way to keep top talent was to let them work from anywhere.Read More
Among many storylines during Mayer’s first year of running Yahoo, two have captured the attention of HR leaders: eliminate remote workers and deploy forced ranking in performance management.Read More