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Q. As an HR professional, do I have personal liability for my participation in employment decisions?
Q. What can we do if our employees worked overtime despite our instruction that they shouldn’t?
Q. We have a manager who is really concerned about “fit” when we interview for his group. He wants to ask questions about hobbies, whether the candidate has a family and how that will affect the candidate’s ability to be at work. I’ve tried to explain that, due to discrimination laws, we should only ask questions based upon the job and its requirements, but he ignores me. What can I do?
San Diego-based Fashion Graphics has agreed to pay back wages and penalties while voluntarily stopping all shipments until the $171,000 is paid to its current and former employees. The screen printer supplies such retail chains as Macy’s, Walmart, Kohl’s and Hot Topic.
An optician with an anxiety disorder was fired from her job after her request to bring her service dog to work was denied. The dog alerted her to oncoming panic attacks, and could also do other tasks, such as retrieve small objects, retrieve her medical bag and guide her to an exit.
The DOL's website, youthrules.dol.gov, is designed to educate employers about the rules for employing teens (sorry, there’s no help with how to actually manage them).
Following a rash of sexual harassment complaints against state legislators, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has proposed an independent investigator for complaints against members of New York’s legislative and executive branches.
How your handbook reads is critical when you want to contest unemployment benefits for a former employee who was terminated for misconduct. Document that the employee received the handbook. Track any warnings that led up to the firing.
What’s an employer to do when it becomes clear employees want to vote on a union? One strategy may surprise you.
When an employee is fired, he or she has nothing to lose by suing you. That’s why you should assume that every employee will do just that and prepare accordingly. That includes making sure you have documented every step of the disciplinary process, providing details and dates.