If an employee is supposed to be on FMLA because a medical condition prevents him for handling the day-to-day tasks of his job, you’d think a couple of photos of him frolicking about on a Caribbean island during his leave would be enough to prove he was abusing his FMLA leave. And it probably could’ve […]
A western PA-based employer probably regrets that one of its managers uttered just six words to a shift supervisor.
A U.S. District Court just gave employers a helpful example of when it’s okay to NOT pay workers for the time they spend in training. The court acknowledged the Department of Labor (DOL) has six criteria for deciding whether a worker crosses the line from being a non-compensable “trainee” to a compensable “employee” under the […]
Employers across the country indirectly increased employees’ compensation recently, and in many companies, it seemed like nobody noticed. Why? Because management was guilty of a big oversight.
Seems like LexisNexis Risk Solutions should have known what was at stake when it paid female employees substantially less than their male counterparts for work on federal contracts.
You’ve asked a colleague for some feedback on one of your proposals, but after a week there’s still no response. It’s not a “yes,” but it’s not a “no.” It’s just a silent abyss that queries get sent into, never to return. You’re in a ghosting limbo.
If you’re worried about an employee’s health or safety in his current position, can you force the employee to work elsewhere?
If these numbers from the federal government are any indication, drug use among employees is exploding.
A recent lawsuit by the EEOC provides another example of just how broad the ADA’s employee protections really are.