Human Resources News & Insights

Can an employee take FMLA leave for the death of a pet? Court weighs in

Almost everyone knows how difficult the loss of a beloved pet can be. But is it upsetting enough to qualify for FMLA leave? 

Our favorite Web sites: Free info on prescription drugs

Alert your employees: Consumers Union – the people who put out the respected “Consumer Reports” magazine – has a Web site that offers free guidance and advice for picking the right prescription medicine. It just might help everyone save on health costs.