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If you terminate an employee almost immediately after she has filed an internal discrimination complaint, understand the risk.
Never condition an accommodation on the employee’s promise to drop an EEOC complaint or a threatened lawsuit.
Say a manager claims a subordinate broke the rules and wants him fired. Don’t just take the boss’s word for it and rubber-stamp that termination recommendation.
Unless you quickly reverse the deduction, it could jeopardize the employee’s exempt status.
The ADA only covers mental health conditions if they constitute disabilities, meaning they substantially limit a major life activity.
Those Walt Disney World “cast members” sweltering in the Florida sun were losing more than water weight as they pranced through the Magic Kingdom.
Supervisors need to avoid expressing frustration about a worker’s illness and its effect on operations or insurance cost. Any such criticism may be used against you should the employee have to be disciplined or discharged.
Q. Our policy prohibits employees from discussing their salaries and benefits with each other. This helps reduce untimely requests for raises, petty gossip and the inevitable questions about why one employee makes more than another. Is such a policy a good idea?
United Staffing in Fresno has agreed to settle charges it retaliated against an employee for filing a discrimination charge.
The bill, A.B. 5, would require employers to offer more hours to current, nonexempt employees before they could hire additional help.
Labor Secretary-designate Alexander Acosta refused to be pinned down on whether he would back the Obama administration’s never-enacted $47,476 overtime salary threshold rule.
An employer has won the right to pursue a contract counterclaim against a former employee based on a provision in the employee handbook.
When an employee files a sexual harassment or discrimination complaint, ensure no one tries to make life difficult for that employee. That could lead to a retaliation lawsuit—even if the underlying complaint isn’t serious enough to support a lawsuit.
A recent decision in a federal lawsuit shows the limits on the kind of employee data employers may seek when defending themselves against charges they violated overtime law.
If a worker files a harassment complaint and a supervisor decides to punish him by setting him up to violate a company rule, that can be retaliation. It doesn’t matter if the worker in question actually broke the rule.
In court, there are no ifs, ands or buts about it: Punctuation matters.
Under the Pennsylvania Human Rights Act, employees who are actively involved in termination decisions may be deemed personally liable for aiding and abetting violations of the law.
President Trump wants to cut the Department of Labor’s budget by 21% in 2018.
It’s not an ADA violation to refuse to hire someone who obviously can’t meet the physical requirements for performing a job.
Sometimes, it pays to take the time and spend the money to have legal experts carefully review your proposed actions.
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