A. No. A high-tech firm must still follow employment laws and treat its employees fairly.
For example, the Act gives qualified employees whose firms employ 50 or more people up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for the birth or adoption of a child. But beyond complying with employment laws, an employer should maintain fair, consistent policies and keep its promises.
If you feel that are too disorganized, give them a chance to shape up. Discuss your concerns with your manager and propose specific solutions, such as devising a schedule in which every employee gets a twice a year. Maybe you can design a software program or a simple tracking system to help your bosses follow through. Anything you can do to help implement your suggestions increases the likelihood that you’ll be listened to.
- Include federal jury service protection in your employee handbook and policies
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- Collect proof of FMLA medical leave the right way
- Arbitration agreements must be specific and conspicuous
- Tell employees when you plan to charge time off to FMLA