Turns out even the PGA (the Professional Golfers Association) falls under the auspices of the ADA (the Americans with Disabilities Act), which apparently offers no mulligans the second time around. According to the published reports, pro golfer John Daly has been granted permission by the PGA to ride in a cart during competition in this week’s […]
Not all sexual harassment claims are alike. But managers still need to take them seriously, even if they don’t fit the expected pattern.
Promising employees too much when they’re hired can lead to big legal headaches. In one recent case, it led to an arbitration decision you’ll have to see to believe.
A recent court case gives managers a warning about handling employees who are turned down for medical leave: Retaliation charges can be filed by employees even if they aren’t eligible to take FMLA.
Two employees are caught breaking the same rule. One has had behavior problems in the past, the other hasn’t. Can their manager legally fire one and not the other?
These days, many employers are implementing mandatory furloughs to cut down on costs. But they need to be careful when exempt employees are involved.
Companies need to continue paying for employees’ healthcare coverage while they’re on FMLA leave. But can you recover any of that cost if an employee decides not to come back?
Here’s an example of a company that got in big legal trouble after a hiring manager gave an applicant an inconsistent explanation of why she didn’t get the job.
Seems like the courts are always willing to expand the list of employees who can sue for bias. The latest pitfall for employers:
Conflict resolution: Revenge may feel sweet, but simply walking away is more effective, according to new study
Calling out a lazy co-worker may seem like the right thing to do for some employees. But Harvard researchers say, “Just walk away.”