It’s not always what’s missing from employee documentation that could get you in trouble. It’s also what may already be in your documentation that could land you on the wrong end of a lawsuit.
To help employers craft handbooks that don’t violate the National Labor Relations Act, the National Labor Relations Board has issued a compilation of rules it has found to be illegal — and rewritten them to illustrate how they can comply with the law.
Yet another common employer policy has come under fire from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). It doesn’t matter if your workforce is unionized or not — if you’ve got this policy, it could be deemed illegal.
One federal agency continues to take the shredder to common, and seemingly harmless, employer policies. And this time, it may have made its most head-scratching move of them all.
HR pros may want to take a closer look at their employee handbook — and ASAP.
This employer knew this guy worked overtime and wasn’t paid for it. But it said not getting paid was the worker’s fault. Is that a defense that can stand up in court?
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is keeping its knives sharp as it continues its rampage through employers’ policies, cutting up anything it feels may stymie the organizing process.
It seems policy makers for the town of South Pittsburg, TN, may not have been paying attention.
“You will speak properly when you walk through these doors. These words are banned.” That message greeted Chick-fil-A employees and was followed by a list of slang terms their manager had apparently heard them use one too many times.
Social media can certainly help employers in a lot of ways. But here’s an alarming example of the sad fact that even if you do everything right on social media, it can still burn you down.