Human Resources

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Employee assistance program (EAP) counselors are covered by the same privilege of confidentiality that's granted to licensed psychotherapists, says the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. This is the first time ...
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to tackle the vexing question of just how serious an impairment has to be before it's protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Courts ...
Some days Carolyn Humphrey tried from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. just to get ready for work. She would rinse her hair for up to an hour. If it didn't "feel ...
The U.S. Supreme Court recently gave payroll administrators a break under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) by ruling that they don't have to monitor conflicting state laws regarding beneficiaries. ...
Diane Roh worked her way up to director of nursing at a nursing home affiliated with the Church of Christ. She wanted to join a program that would train her for ...
Don't believe everything you're hearing about the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision supporting arbitration in employment contracts. True, it gives you more freedom to require employees to settle disputes via ...
When Hattie Star complained that a co-worker had grabbed her, Star's supervisor confronted the alleged harasser and told him to stay away from her. The supervisor reported the allegations to his ...
The Fair Labor Standards Act's overtime exemption for computer professionals is narrower than some employers assume, and high-tech employee groups are spreading the word. To be exempt from overtime pay ...
John McMenemy was a lieutenant in the Rochester Fire Department as well as a union officer. He claimed the city twice passed him over for promotion because, while in his union ...
It's a deceptively simple concept: You have to pay nonexempt employees for every hour they work. But employers often trip over interpretation of that law when it comes to exceptions such ...