100% healed back-to-work rule could backfire

  • October 31, 2017

Do you have a companywide policy that requires all workers who are out on leave to get a doctor’s certification that they are completely healed before they can return...

Fingerprint time tracking? Check state law

  • October 26, 2017

In recent years, employers have seized on biometric technologies such as fingerprint scanning as a way to control time-clock abuse. But before you rush out to buy the...

Court: Nursing mom entitled to light duty

  • September 22, 2017

In an important case that could carve out new rights for new mothers, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that employees returning to work after giving birth may...

Not every suspension is retaliation

  • July 20, 2017

HR professionals sometimes warn managers that suspending an employee without pay can backfire—even if it’s for what seem like legitimate reasons. The problem...

Texas Supreme Court rules on disability

  • June 22, 2017

The Texas Supreme Court has reversed a lower court’s decision that urinary incontinence is not a disability under the state’s disability discrimination laws.