Does FMLA cover prenatal appointments?

  • April 22, 2012

Q. One of our employees is expecting a baby and would like to count the time she spends at pregnancy-related doctor’s appointments as FMLA leave. Are we...

How can we recoup stolen money?

  • November 20, 2011

Q. We just fired an employee after discovering that he stole $5,000 from the company. Do we have to pay the employee his final paycheck or can we apply that paycheck...

Do we have to pay for smoking breaks?

  • May 24, 2011

Q. We give employees a one-hour unpaid lunch break. We don’t provide additional paid breaks during the day. If an hourly employee also chooses to take short...

Can we make employee cover up her tattoos?

  • March 25, 2011

Q. One of our employees has tattoos on her upper arms. She usually wears long sleeves, but summer is coming. Can we require her to cover the tattoos? We don’t...