• LinkedIn
  • YouTube
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Google+

Manager's Legal Bulletin

A federal judge has denied a motion to dismiss a claim of disability har­­ass­­ment against an employer whose CEO is accused of referring to an em­­ployee who walks with an abnormal gait as a result of a stroke as “a cripple.”

{ 0 comments }

Tired of all the acronyms and jargon of U.S. employment law and everything else that has to do with labor and the workplace? The U.S. Department of Labor released DOLAtoZ, a comprehensive guide to hundreds of words and phrases both common and obscure. Not sure what the OFCCP, ERISA or COBRA is? No problem. They’re [...]

{ 0 comments }

Employees of United Health Pro­­grams of America, Inc. claimed that since 2007 they were coerced into participating in an offbeat religion called “Onionhead,” created by a family member of the employer.

{ 0 comments }

According to a recent CareerBuilder.com survey, 43% of employers won’t consider a candidate who’s had short tenures with several employers. However, others point to advantages in hiring people who have worked for numerous companies.

{ 0 comments }

Do you sometimes have preconceived notions based on uninformed assumptions about a worker’s or a job candidate’s ability to do the job? Beware!

{ 0 comments }

Unless it’s for gross misconduct, don’t fire someone on a Friday afternoon. Instead, terminate the employee early in the week and early in the day.

{ 0 comments }

If you hold all your positive comments for year-end appraisals, employees will have to travel a long distance on just one tank of praise.

{ 0 comments }

North Dakota-based Strad Oilfield Services will pay $65,000 in damages to resolve a disability discrimination charge filed with the EEOC.

{ 0 comments }

An optician with an anxiety disorder was fired from her job after her re­quest to bring her service dog to work was denied. The dog alerted her to oncoming panic attacks, and could also do other tasks, such as retrieve small objects, retrieve her medical bag and guide her to an exit.

{ 0 comments }

If you have good but temperamental people working for you, you know the problem: Your constructive criticism is often taken as a personal attack. Here’s how to offer suggestions to keep your workplace running smoothly.

{ 0 comments }

Page 1 of 1512310...Last »