Employees need to work at least 1,250 hours in a year to qualify for FMLA leave. But the lines can often blur regarding what counts as hours worked. Here’s some clarification.
Ask anyone sitting in the hiring seat if younger women get preferential treatment over older women, and the answer will almost always be “no, never.” But is it a fib? And is it possible hiring managers give preference without even thinking about it?
Federal regulators last week closed off public comment on the proposed changes to the Family and Medical Leave Act. Here’s what’s coming, and what to watch for.
Does your company have rules against certain types of body art on employees? After reading this story, some may argue that there are always exceptions to rules.
W.C. Fields once said, “Never work with animals or children.” Perhaps this is one reason why: Have you ever tried to negotiate a contract with a dog?
With a looming recession, it’s a tough time for banks. But why should their executives have to suffer, right?
If any employee called a manager at your company a “drunken lemur,” you might consider disciplinary action. But what if the comparison between managers and small, intoxicated animals is posted as a cartoon on a bulletin board, instead?
If a company gets dragged into court, there are ways HR and top-level execs can try to mitigate the damage. Apparently, saying the “f-word” 73 times during a deposition hearing isn’t one of them.
When the brakes went out on the company truck he was driving, Tipasa Save avoided plowing into dozens of people. Now the company has contested his comp claims.