Human Resources News & Insights

Horror story: How NOT to handle FMLA leave

Note to managers: Telling an employee to find another job on her first day back from FMLA leave probably isn’t the best idea.

Best ways to bulletproof an at-will agreement

Even in at-will states — where the employer can terminate without cause — more and more employees are finding loopholes in at-will agreements. One recent court case shows how to close one of the big loopholes, involving medical leave.

No job for employee after medical leave: Is that legal?

An employee takes FMLA leave. Her duties are shared by the rest of the department, and her supervisor decides they really don’t need her anymore. Can the company lay her off?