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.
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
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.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
I’ve written before about the need to put the 'human' back in 'human resources.' This case is a textbook example.Read More
New data from Reed Group show that employees who go on Family and Medical Leave Act and then return to work are three times more likely to need additional time off – for themselves.Read More
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago said in its ruling in Daryl Scruggs vs. Carrier Corp., that inconsistent documentation provided by Scruggs was enough to justify his termination.Read More