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Here’s something to think about when you revise your handbook or send out an announcement outlining your benefit plan: Be sure to tell workers that benefits can change at any time and that this year’s offering isn’t a promise that the benefits described will continue indefinitely.
Employers can expect more whistle-blower cases to be heard as unfair labor practices charges now that the National Labor Relations Board and OSHA have agreed to cooperate when employees file late safety-related complaints.
The Department of Labor has issued a new proposed model notice of continuation coverage rights under COBRA. It’s similar to previous versions you may have used, but emphasizes that separated workers might be better off seeking health insurance from state or federal Health Insurance Marketplaces than purchasing COBRA coverage through your plan.
With the economy improving, your employees have more options to jump ship. The warning signs that someone is about to leave aren't always what you'd expect.
Some jobs require co-workers to get along and support one another. An employee who isn’t a team player may cause enough problems to warrant termination. But “team player” is a subjective term.
Here’s some good news for employers facing a clearly frivolous lawsuit: The employee bringing the lawsuit may find himself on the hook for the employer’s legal fees. That only seems fair since employers often have to foot the bill for an employee’s successful lawsuit.
Buried deep in the Consolidated Appropriations Act is a provision that requires the IRS to send a notice confirming any change of address to your old and new address. And for victims of service bureau fraud, the law also directs the IRS to give special consideration to offers-in-compromise, which may allow you to settle a tax debt for less than the full amount owed.
It would be futile for managers to expect the colleagues of a deceased employee to go about business as usual. Here’s how HR should respond.
Former Pine Island Administrator Abraham Algadi has filed a complaint with the state Department of Human Rights, arguing that the town created a hostile work environment for him in the months leading up to his termination. Algadi alleges he suffered discrimination because of his Jordanian heritage.
The St. Louis Rams’ decision to draft openly gay football player Michael Sam could help advance Missouri legislation that would include sexual orientation and gender identity as protected characteristics under state law. So says Dara Strickland, an employment law attorney and president of the LGBT Community Center of Metropolitan St. Louis.