The HR Specialist: Employment Law

Jolene Conn, a security guard at Lockheed Martin Astronautics, developed a medical condition that made it hard to carry a gun …

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Take workplace graffiti seriously, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) does. Foster Wheeler Constructors Inc. recently agreed …

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If your company operates in several locations, make sure you’re complying with every city and state law. And check your employee handbook, too. It may need …

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You don’t have to worry that the target of your harassment investigation will turn around and sue you for emotional distress. The 2nd Circuit said he …

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Bottom line: If you let workers perform hazardous manufacturing operations in their homes, such as assembling electronic components, then your company …

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The number of employment discrimination cases filed in U.S. district courts nearly tripled in the last decade, to 23,735 in 1998, the Bureau of Justice Statistics says. But take heart: The …

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Protect your organization from employee lawsuits for harassment by focusing your attention on both preventive and corrective measures. Provide every employee …

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Nothing about COBRA is simple. Even the name of the law is not straightforward. It comes from the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act under …

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There is increasing pressure in some state legislatures and courts to extend benefits to employees’ domestic partners. Be sure to check your state to determine …

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While Congress isn’t likely to give President Clinton the extra $27 million he wants to strengthen equal-pay enforcement, that doesn’t mean you should forget …

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