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.
Employers need to be flexible with employees who have potentially been exposed to Ebola or other dangerous infectious diseases.Read More
A growing number of companies such as JPMorgan Chase are extending their health care plans to include comprehensive coverage for autism.
Figuring out if your employees are cheating on their sick leave is only as far away as a few clicks of your mouse.Read More
Employers offer vacation days and paid time off to urge employees to get out of the office so that they can relax. Despite the intent, it seems that the majority of employees aren't going places.Read More
The former NFL quarterback shouldn't have criticized the New York Mets' Daniel Murphy on the radio for taking time off from the season to witness the birth of his son.Read More
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.Read More
This legislation would bring us up to par with the rest of the civilized world without imposing a significant monetary penalty on employers.Read More
I’ve written before about the need to put the 'human' back in 'human resources.' This case is a textbook example.Read More
I am a new HR coordinator and have been asked to develop a system for employees accruing vacation/sick/personal time. I would appreciate any ideas. We are a very small company of eight employees. Our small company has never had a system for accrual of employee vacation/sick/personal time. Where do we begin?
— No Starting Point, HR coordinator, health care, Illinois