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'Honest belief' Isn’t a Defense to an FMLA Claim, Says Federal Court

October 24, 2014
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An 'honest belief' will not save an employer who denies an employee’s FMLA request without first exhausting all available avenues of communication and clarification with the employee.
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'He Liked Breasts' Is Never an Appropriate Response to a Harassment Complaint

October 23, 2014
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What is an appropriate response? Here are 10 steps to follow if you receive a harassment complaint from an employee.
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Cop Caught Sleeping on the Job Awarded $1M in ADA Lawsuit

October 21, 2014
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Unless an employee is absolutely unable to perform the essential functions of the job with (or without) reasonable accommodations, a medical diagnosis should never come into play as a reason for termination.
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Internet Use and Addiction as a Disability

October 20, 2014
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The more the Internet becomes entrenched in our lives, the greater the likelihood that employees will begin embracing ideas such as Internet addiction as a disability and the need for employers to consider and provide reasonable accommodations.
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What Employers Should Know (and Do) in Response to the Ebola Threat

October 17, 2014
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Employee safety should always be the company's highest priority, and employers should follow CDC guidance and avoid knee-jerk reactions, no matter how provocative an employee's activities may be.


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Do Personality Tests Pass the ADA-Compliance Test?

October 14, 2014
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If you are considering using personality tests to screen applicants or current employees, tread carefully and not without the input of your employment counsel.
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Supreme Court Weighs Issue of Compensation for Post-Shift Security Checks

October 9, 2014
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This case will hinge on whether the security screenings are key to the nature of the employment.
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Don’t Fire Employees After a Cancer Diagnosis

October 7, 2014
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The ADA protects cancer as a disability. Any employer that fires an employee after a cancer diagnosis is going to have big problems.
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Poorly Placed Pickles Is an Awful Reason for Discipline

October 6, 2014
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Folks, no one in their right mind is going to believe that a fast-food worker suffered discipline for poor pickle placement.
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Your 'No Loitering' Policy for Employees Could Be Unlawful

October 3, 2014
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An NLRB judge concluded that a no loitering policy unlawfully restricted employees’ rights to engage in protected concerted activity.
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