Beware demotion following disability leave

  • January 10, 2017

Before you demote an employee who is returning from a lengthy medical leave, consider whether he might file and possibly win a disability discrimination claim.

Is it legal to claw back maternity leave pay?

  • December 23, 2016

Q. Our maternity leave policy offers paid leave for female employees who plan to return to work after the birth of the child. If the employee quits before returning to...

Horseplay or harassment? Use common sense

  • August 10, 2016

Employers sometimes have to make judgment calls: Is that misbehavior plain old horseplay … or a serious case of sexual harassment? The difference often comes...