While mental illness is not contagious, it’s a health issue that impacts every employer.
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The ADA is never going to cover any employee who uses substances at work, let alone one who’s in an altered state a result.
Since Congress expanded the definition of 'disability' in 2009, conventional wisdom has said that most medical conditions will qualify for protection under the ADA. This case sets the bounds of the exception.
With compliance beginning as early as January 2015, employers should determine their number of employees under the regulations to determine when compliance is necessary.
Do not assume that you need not pay overtime to employees who are paid other than hourly.
How do we change the paradigm for customer service? Our goal is to instill in employees the core values of service quality, teamwork and accountability. I know there’s no easy path, but we need a few stepping stones to get started. Our aim is to develop competencies that describe these abstract behaviors and use them to measure performance. —Stepping Stones Sought, software/services, Hyderabad, India
With “über-athletes” among the workforce, one human resources director sought to engage these fitness superstars to champion wellness initiatives and motivate their colleagues.