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.
If you are considering using personality tests to screen applicants or current employees, tread carefully and not without the input of your employment counsel.
If there’s one thing that’s catching my attention at the HR Technology show this week, it's the growing importance of benefits among tech companies.
Once an employer becomes aware of the need for a reasonable accommodation, the ADA obligates it to engage in an interactive process with the employee to identify and implement appropriate reasonable accommodations.
Test randomly and test for cause. There is no need to regulate employees’ off-duty lives by requiring abstinence.
The moral of this story is to confirm, but don’t fish, when seeking medical information from an employee returning to work following a medical leave of absence.