I recently had an eye-opening generational experience while at a Slovenian picnic a few weeks ago. The crowd was varied (made up of the Slovenians who had immigrated to Chicago in the early 20th century and their descendants): 80-something-year-old immigrants…
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The number of children with disabilities has been climbing for more than a decade and that means that a growing number of employees are struggling to care for a child with special health care needs. About 6 million children in…
How you choose publicly to respond to allegations is open to cross-examination in later depositions and at trial.
There is nothing wrong with employees dating. Nothing good, however, comes from a boss having relations with a subordinate employee, especially one who is a direct report.
Under the FLSA, it is the employee’s burden to show that he or she was working during non-working time.
Joint employment issues under the FMLA differ from those under the FLSA because the FMLA requires one employer to be primarily responsible for the maintenance of employee leaves of absence.
According to the Chamber, its analysis of the EEOC’s enforcement and litigation strategies “reveals an agency which often advances questionable enforcement tactics and legal theories.”
Employers, here’s your homework assignment: create some magic for your employees.
If you intend to enforce an English-only rule, make sure you can justify the nexus between English fluency and job performance.
The Department of Labor is asking for help to create an iPhone/Android app to aid employees in tracking corporate wage-and-hour compliance. The DOL Fair Labor Data Challenge will “help consumers locate … establishments and view their federal enforcement and violations…
How the small-business health exchanges, called Small Business Health Options Program, also known as ‘SHOP,’ perform may provide large employers a glimpse of what’s to come.
Ehling v. Monmouth-Ocean Hospital Service Corp. provides further legal justification for employers to avoid this practice.