Employment Law

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Expect a bumper crop of eager interns this summer, thanks in part to the still-struggling economy. While internships can be a win/win situation for employers and students, ...
THE LAW. While law doesn't directly regulate employee handbooks, they are extremely important legal tools. A handbook documents your policies, builds trust ...
Don't be bullied by a disabled employee who says you must let her work from home as an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation. It's true that a reasonable ...
We reminded you last month that companies sponsoring large health care plans must comply by April 14 with the new Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Smaller plans must comply ...
Respond to "age slurs" by any employees, even if the worker making the remark is older than the person who was slurred. As a recent case shows, over-40 employees can ...
When it comes to discrimination affecting your company's hiring and firing decisions, what you don't know can hurt you. That's why it's important to reiterate ...
Never agree with another company to refrain from hiring each other's employees unless your workers and the other company's workers sign the agreement. Reason: ...
Here's one more reason to crank up your anti-discrimination training: Job-discrimination complaints filed in 2002 with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)jumped ...
California's public pension fund (CalPERS) will pay $250 million to settle an age discrimination case with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), ...
In the past, thieves stole a person's identity mostly by snatching a wallet, intercepting mail or digging through garbage to find identifying data. Not anymore. Now, ...