Time off for special-needs child

  • June 22, 2007

Q. Our office secretary is the backbone of our company. Her son is in special education, and she periodically asks for time off to attend various school conferences and...

Workers have two years to sue under PHRA

  • June 19, 2007

When an employee files an EEOC claim and the federal agency decides to dismiss it, that employee has up to 90 days to file a lawsuit on his or her own behalf. But...

Set clear rules on office romance

  • June 18, 2007

Have a no-dating policy at your workplace? If the answer is “no,” it may be time to consider one. While some office romances may seem innocent enough,...

Returning company property

  • June 15, 2007

Q. Our employee handbook states: “If you do not return a piece of property, we will withhold from your final paycheck the cost of replacing that piece of...