A collective action of correctional officers alleged that under the FLSA, they should be compensated for the time they cannot leave the prison and must remain in uniform.
If your business operates in more than one location, you cannot ignore this case or its implications.
As you set your business resolutions for 2016, getting your workplace-safety house in order should be at or near the top of your to-do list.
Title VII does not bind my response as a parent to my child’s complaint like it binds an employer’s response to an employee’s complaint.
Employers do not want injured workers, and want to do everything in their abilities to provide employees safe places to work.
Employers need to get their workplace-safety houses in order now, before OSHA arrives.
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.
We know that workplace fatalities are on the rise. What does this mean for your business?
Suffice it to say that if an employee exposes himself at work, you have a sexual harassment problem on your hands.