Hybrid labor model could fuel new economy

  • December 02, 2015

Are you concerned about using independent contractors now that the U.S. Department of Labor has made it clear that workers are employees if they depend on one company...

DOL pushes retirement advice rule change

  • October 20, 2015

Public comments closed last month on a proposed DOL rule to redefine the conflict-of-interest standard retirement plan fiduciaries must meet. It’s part of an...

No formal ADA accommodation request required

  • August 27, 2015

Employers can’t rely on the lack of a formal reasonable accommodations request as the basis for not providing one if it is obvious the employee is disabled and...

When must workers’ comp pay for overdose?

  • July 30, 2015

If an employee dies of an accidental prescription drug overdose, you’d think it would be hard for the family to claim workers’ compensation death benefits....

Can we restrict service dogs at work?

  • May 14, 2015

Q. An employee with epilepsy wants to bring a dog to work to assist her in the event of a seizure. Our business is not conducive to having animals at work. Must we...