Take these lessons to heart and ensure that your leave of absence policies permit for extended unpaid leaves as reasonable accommodations for disabled and pregnant employees.
Courts generally balance the following factors to determine whether the employee’s gathering of self-help documents was reasonable and protected.
Some 35 percent of employers do not plan to throw a holiday party this year, the lowest number since 2009. The likely culprit? #MeToo.
The fact that the alleged forced hugs harasser is the CEO is not a justification to do nothing. If #MeToo has taught us anything, it’s reason to do more, not less.
There are shareable employment law and ADA lessons from the Will Farrell holiday classic ‘Elf.’
As the age discrimination case of Demetria Kalodimos shows, there also is a right way and wrong way to terminate employees.
Women who are pregnant or affected by related conditions must be treated in the same manner as other applicants or employees with similar abilities or limitations to avoid pregnancy discrimination in the workplace.
Pre-employment medical exams are permitted as long as the employer does so for all entering employees in the same job category.
English-only requirements have been struck down as discriminatory where the policy included lunch hours, breaks and even private telephone conversations.
Compelling someone to resign in lieu of terminating them is no different than a termination.