Disability discrimination cases no longer focus on whether an employee is legally disabled, but instead on whether an employer engaged the employee in the interactive process towards a reasonable accommodation.
My rationalization for feeling jaded and cynical every time I see a list like this is simple: I know how hard business is today.
Medical-related inquiries by employers are complicated and rife with risk. To ensure full compliance with the law, do not include questions about family histories in these examinations.
Successful plans are ones that help workers save enough, as opposed to 2011’s top response citing high participation rates, the survey shows.
Making adjustments to payroll can also come with additional fees and penalties, which can be avoided with a little planning.
Competitive salaries with specialty perks translate into low turnover rates, according to Principal Financial Group’s 10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security.
Q: We have been stressing accountability as a cultural value. What is a good way for us to take the concept of accountability beyond the performance appraisal? We want employees to embrace accountability but not feel threatened by it (i.e., no raises, discipline etc). —Performance Is the Thing, education, Pune, India
With this issue on the EEOC’s enforcement radar, employers that deny time off for fertility treatments may find themselves as the start of the EEOC’s next infertility-related press release.
While respondents think costs will climb and quality will drop, only 4 in 10 said they are familiar with the ACA.
Technological changes, like Google Glass, could reinvent the workplace.
The handling of employees taking legal prescription medications is highly fact sensitive and legally nuanced.
If you are planning on denying an unpaid leave as a reasonable accommodation, understand that these terminations are risky and will draw scrutiny from the EEOC.