Human Resources

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A brokerage firm employee was seriously injured in a car accident while driving drunk. He applied for coverage under the company's accidental death and dismemberment policy, but his claim was denied ...
When Diantha Smith was diagnosed with breast cancer, she took medical leave covered by the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). While she was on leave, her employer became concerned that ...
In its 2001-02 term, which ended in June, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a whirlwind of employment-law decisions. But as the high court plans to open its 2002-03 term ...
Covered employers are required to post a "Your Rights Under the FMLA" poster and are expected to communicate the basics about the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to employees who ...
When complaints of workplace harassment arise, as they inevitably do, managers and HR directors are called upon to respond. Doing this right is a high-stakes venture. Here are 10 steps to ...
Reginald Moore, a security-guard supervisor at a Virginia courthouse, told his boss he needed time off to care for his wife who had emphysema. A few months later, Moore said he ...
The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act requires certain employers to give employees 60 days notice before a plant closing or mass layoff. Some states also have plant-closure laws that add additional mandates.
Larkin Watson had a chronic heart condition and missed many days of work. His supervisor suggested he reduce his hours from full- to part-time status, which he did. But when his ...
Barbara Policastro was a Northwest Airlines' sales rep whose territory covered Cincinnati, where she lived. She also had to spend about five days a month servicing cities in northern Kentucky about ...
Katherine Kerr, a television stage manager, worked on a free-lance basis for a production company, which provided broadcast personnel to TV stations. After a few years on the job, the production ...