Human Resources

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Employees who have been sexually harassed or experienced other forms of discrimination over several years may be able to rely on the so-called continual violation doctrine to extend the period of time they have to sue.
Alison Green gets lots of comments on her “Ask A Manager” blog, but 1,200 on a single post?
Sometimes, the right way to handle an otherwise dischargeable offense is with leniency.
The U.S. Department of Labor has increased the price tag for employers that violate wage-and-hour, safety and immigration laws.
Employers can, and should, ask for appropriate medical documentation to back up requests for time off. If not received, the worker can be disciplined.
Romantic relationships at work can spark all sorts of problems, from sexual harassment claims to discrimination. But not every negative consequence of a workplace romance is grounds for litigation, even if one or both paramours ends up being fired.
A study by the pro-union, nonprofit Century Foundation found that only 103 strikes were called in 2014, lasting an average of 35 days.
Sometimes, all a disabled employee needs in order to return to her job is a little bit of additional leave. But there needs to be some sort of estimated return date.
When it comes to discipline, employees aren’t entitled to the equivalent of a jury trial. It’s good enough that the employer investigated and considered the employee’s input before deciding in good faith on a course of action.
On June 20, the United States Supreme Court concluded that a U.S. Department of Labor regulation on exempt status was so “procedurally defective” that judicial “deference is not warranted.”
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