Employment Law

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After a workplace investigation, check with all parties involved (including witnesses) to make sure they haven't been retaliated against. The case: During an investigation into misconduct, employee Donny Abbott told supervisors ...
Issue: What you don't say in a job-offer letter may be just as important as what you do say. Risk: Fired employees may try to use poorly written job-offer letters ...
Reminder: Keep your summary of job-related injuries and illnesses that occurred in your workplace last year posted until April 30. (Prior to 2003, you had to post that data only through ...
Alert managers that they can't demote, fire or retaliate in any way against employees simply because they ask you to accommodate their physical ailments. That advice holds true even if employees ...

Between Feb. 1 and April 30, many U.S. employers must post a summary of the number of job-related injuries and illnesses that occurred in their workplace last year (OSHA Form 300A, not the complete Form 300 log).

If you're fed up with an employee's conduct, consider entering into a "last-chance agreement" with the worker before cutting him or her loose.

Issue: Misrepresenting a job offer by failing to disclose key facts or overselling the position.
Risk: Hiring managers who don't tell the full story about a job could expose the ...
After a workplace investigation, check with all parties involved (including witnesses) to make sure they haven't been retaliated against. While it's illegal to retaliate against employees for filing a lawsuit, you ...
Issue: How to meet your "interactive process" requirement with disabled employees to create accommodations.
Benefit: You can reject an employee's accommodation request if the worker doesn't cooperate in the interactive ...
Issue: How to secure the rights to Internet domain names that are related to your organization and its products.
Benefit: You have the legal right to prevent cybersquatters from usurping ...