A recent FMLA lawsuit provides a valuable lesson in what NOT to do when employees request medical leave.
Christian’s work has been featured prominently in several Philadelphia-area newspapers, business publications and websites. His career started at Journal Register Company where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Oxford Tribune, a newspaper serving Southeastern Pennsylvania.
After joining Progressive Business Publications (the parent company of PBP Media and HR Morning), he moved into the niche information publishing market.
He has covered the HR and Benefits fields for the past five years, serving as Editor-in-Chief and then Managing Editor of What’s New in Benefits and Compensation, a print newsletter for Benefit pros. He’s now a proud part of the HR Morning editorial staff.
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At this point, with federal agencies already having spent billions to make sure Obamacare hits its implementation deadline of Jan. 1, 2014, would it be economically feasible for House Republicans to continue to push for the law’s repeal?
It’s a perk many employees love: being allowed to use personal devices (smartphones, laptops, tablets) to get their work done. But this trend can backfire on employers that don’t have a clear policy in place to govern the usage of these devices.
Key changes to the Family and Medical Leave Act will take effect March 8, according to the Department of Labor. They’ll affect how just about every employer handles FMLA leave.
A man sued his ex-employer after he was terminated for missing work to pick up a prescription and referral paperwork. He claimed the errands should count as part of his intermittent FMLA leave. Did he win?
Send wellness info on Thursday or Friday morning. Here’s why.
Expecting a medical loss ratio rebate check from your health insurance company? New DOL guidelines dictate exactly what you can do with that money.
Whether to save money or administrative headaches, many employers make these all-to-common HR mistakes that can cost them big time.
By now you should’ve received fee disclosures from your retirement plan providers (they were due to plan sponsors by July 1). But if you didn’t, or you don’t like what you’ve seen, here’s what you’re required to do.
This could be your company’s pièce de résistance – the perk that sets your company apart from the competition and improves recruiting and retention efforts.