Employers must remain alert regarding individuals that the employer does not view as employees may nevertheless be found to be employees.
If you do nothing other than apply a blanket policy, you will have a hard time showing a court that you engaged in the required individualized assessment.
Extreme flatulence is one thing, but when you factor in 'uncontrollable diarrhea,' what else was this employer supposed to do?
Employees who request accommodations should always be treated with care; otherwise you risk stepping on a retaliation land mine.
We know that workplace fatalities are on the rise. What does this mean for your business?
We see that at least one mega-industry is willing to shield its employees from the Cadillac tax and you have to ask, how can they do that?
Policies are great tools for employee engagement, recruitment, and retention -- if a company follows them.
Employers should review their employment policies and practices to begin interpreting spouse to include same-sex spouse.
Companies might have to accommodate workers’ fears under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The ADA does not require an employer to provide a preferred accommodation for an employee with a disability; it requires only that it provide a plainly reasonable accommodation.