Intermittent FMLA leave is a giant thorn in the side of HR people everywhere. But not all intermittent leave requests are equal. Here’s a look at some of the most common scenarios, and how to handle them.
Traditional sexual harassment training programs tend to focus on the wrong issues and fail to correct the cultural atmosphere that leads to harassment.
There are a large number of myths and misconceptions concerning wrongful termination. Here are the top seven myths about wrongful termination many employees hold.
Employers have never had accurate drug testing options to determine when an employee might have ingested marijuana and, therefore, if they are likely to still be impaired. So most employers have policies that impose a maximum penalty for any positive test for the drug. New “breathalyzer” tests slated for release in 2020 use advanced tech […]
Bank of America agreed to pay $4.2 million after a federal probe reportedly found evidence of hiring discrimination practices in past years,
Most employers know that it’s illegal to discriminate against pregnant employees — which makes it all the more shocking that it was one company’s policy to do so. The EEOC recently filed a lawsuit against A Plus Care Solutions, a supplier of professional caregivers in Jackson, TN, for violating the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA). The […]
In one of a recent string of employee misclassification cases, the owners of a Philadelphia strip club made dancers sign contracts stating they were independent contractors rather than employees of the club. But an appeals court agreed with a jury that the employer exerted “overwhelming control” over the terms of the dancers’ work and upheld […]
Time to double-check your social media policies. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has released a 2018 advice memo from its Office of General Counsel regarding “whether various Employer [CVS Health] social media rules are unlawfully overbroad“ under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The memo delivers mixed news for employers — the NLRB found […]
Any HR pro would raise an eyebrow reading the broad outline of this FMLA abuse investigation. An employee schedules a knee surgery, then postpones that procedure to have a different operation done to remove a tumor on his foot. While he’s out on FMLA leave, the employee takes a vacation trip to Mexico. After he […]