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.
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We have employees who need to pay back tuition if they leave within six months of finishing school. Are we permitted to get payment from their 401(k) accounts? —We Want Our Money, health care, Waltham, Massachusetts
Employees who request accommodations should always be treated with care; otherwise you risk stepping on a retaliation land mine.
Apple's Electronic Campus is an online, internal data base system that enables employees to learn from each other by accessing information about everything from management projects to conducting a performance review.
When an employee complains about a health problem at work, do your diligence. Determine if the employee is requesting an accommodation.
Above all else, being a salaried exempt employee means that you work until you get the job done.
Mach Mining, LLC v. EEOC sends a strong message that courts favor resolution, not litigation.
Limiting discussion of trade secrets and other confidential, proprietary information is fine. Wages and other terms and conditions of employment, however, are off limits.
The importance of having your union avoidance strategy in place before a union comes knocking will be even more important if these new election rules take hold.
During his tenure as the head of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration, Ed Foulke emphasized assistance, rather than inspections and enforcement, to improve safety.
What do we do when experienced employees don't want to mentor fresh blood? Specializing in products for which experienced talent is hard to recruit, my company has to focus a lot on developing new talent and training them on the technical skills to build a critical talent pipeline. Because of the overall economic volatility, the employees feel insecure of losing what they have. We have found out through exit interviews that young talent is leaving us because they receive little help and training from their seniors. We suspect fear of losing their current position is the reason. What do we do? — No One Cares Here, manufacturing/production, Lahore, India