If you grant time off to employees who aren’t yet eligible for FMLA leave, take note: If they’re on your payroll, their time off counts toward FMLA eligibility. That means that once they hit the one-year mark, they become entitled to those 12 unpaid FMLA weeks—and terminating them could launch an FMLA lawsuit. That wasn’t always the case ...
- Seek Written OK for Internal-Complaint Resolutions
- Track discipline companywide to show no double standard
- Hair triggers religious bias suit against Taco Bell
- Employee stressed out by possible discipline? That's no reason to halt the process
- When reorg will cut older worker's position, consider offering reassignment to other jobs