Every workplace faux pas is not an excuse to punish. Yet, each is a chance for an employer to teach, and for employees to learn.Read More
Employers face a very real risk of age discrimination if they do not treat each employee, of age any, as an individual, with individual talents and abilities.Read More
I was relieved to discover that my son and taxman aren’t the only ones with questions about the ACA.
ADA-covered employers should consider simply encouraging employees to get the influenza vaccine rather than requiring them to take it.Read More
A little bit of common sense and proactive planning will go a long way to preventing a workplace romance from turning into a workplace lawsuit.Read More
Companies must make it clear to employees that work computers are for work, and not for play, even if the employee is using the computer at home.Read More
Because courts continue to consider challenges to employment arbitration procedures, employers should carefully craft such procedures in view of applicable requirements.Read More
Much more often than not, requests for accommodations are not the demarcation on a battleground, but the call for a middle ground.Read More
Injuries at voluntary work-related events may be compensable if there is an expectation of participation, especially for a manager who organized the event.
Employers need to train management so that they know what to do with protected information once they learn it, and how to act without violating any of our EEO laws.Read More