With so many employers focused on how the legalization of medical and/or recreational marijuana might affect them, it’s understandable that companies may be less adept at dealing with worker drug and alcohol use. But the truth is, mishandling these situations can get you in as much legal trouble as not complying with your state’s marijuana […]
Developing a company policy for CBD oil use can get complicated.
In a recent opinion letter, the DOL decided that parents can use FMLA leave to attend their children’s specialized education meetings. For employers, this adds to the list yet another reason employees could qualify for FMLA leave. Meetings were essential The DOL’s opinion letter discussed a mother who needed to take intermittent FMLA leave to […]
An allegation of pregnancy discrimination and retaliation by a manager at its headquarters is yet another blow to Google’s reputation as an employer.
In this post-#MeToo world, nearly every HR pro has made sexual harassment prevention a top priority. But despite your best efforts, harassment isn’t going away. Research shows employees are just as likely to be sexually harassed now as they were before the #MeToo movement. Three misconceptions So why does this issue persist? Turns out, even […]
Two dozen night-shift workers at an Amazon delivery facility in Chicago have filed a complaint with the Illinois Department of Labor claiming the company did not pay them for overtime during Prime Week in July.
Does summertime feel like FMLA stands for the “Friday Monday Leave Act” instead of the Family and Medical Leave Act?
If a business website or app offers customers a direct link to good or services offered at a physical location, the site should be ADA compliant.
The AARP Foundation announced it has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of Yale University employees, alleging that Yale’s employee wellness program violates the ADA and GINA.