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Good news for supervisors who help determine who to cut in a reduction in force: Under the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) and the New York State version of the law, there is no individual liability for violations.
The best approach to classification is to regularly review exactly what employees actually do, day in and day out. Then measure that by what the FLSA regulations say indicates exempt status.
Workers who are more sensitive than others can’t sue, alleging a hostile work environment, unless conditions are truly terrible. They simply have to tolerate the occasional unkind comment and other ordinary workplace annoyances.
A former McDonald’s employee is suing a franchise owner, arguing that paying her via a payroll card—with all its attendant fees—meant she earned less than the minimum wage.
A hotel company that owns a Comfort Inn in Nags Head on the Outer Banks has agreed to settle a religious discrimination case after it stopped accommodating an employee’s religious needs.
A car salesman fired after he cursed and threatened a customer has been denied unemployment benefits.
While some federal and state laws allow employees to personally sue their supervisors or an HR professional, that’s not the case for Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. Only employers can be liable for discrimination covered by that section.
With Veterans Day observations on Nov. 11, it’s a good time to review employer obligations under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).
Some employers have retooled the traditional method of setting paid time off in separate categories by folding vacation, personal or sick leave entitlements into one “bank.” So-called paid time off (PTO) programs offer benefits for employers and employees alike, but there are some potential pitfalls if you are not careful.
There’s no shortcut for completing the Employment Eligibility Verification (I-9) form for each new hire, as a Washington state company learned recently.