Four Seasons employees get free hotel stays

  • October 28, 2008

Employees of the upscale Four Seasons hotel chain can stay there free and eat for half price. “Other hotel companies offer discounted rooms, but there’s...

Paying for insurance while on disability

  • October 24, 2008

Q. We have an employee who is currently on short-term disability (STD) and is approaching long-term disability (LTD). Our company pays 95% of medical insurance...

Rochester paralegal’s job goes up in smoke

  • September 03, 2008

The Supreme Court of New York, Appellate Division, upheld the firing of Karen Kridel, a former paralegal with Dibble & Miller, PC, in Rochester, for taking smoking...

What to do when employee is caught stealing

  • July 25, 2008

Q. While a manager at one of our locations was on vacation, we performed an audit of her books and discovered that she had written unauthorized checks to herself...

Are employee assistance programs required?

  • July 18, 2008

Q. I understand that many companies offer employee assistance programs (EAPs) as an added benefit for employees who may have drug or alcohol abuse problems. Are we...

Must we pay for employee uniforms?

  • July 01, 2008

Q. We require our employees to wear uniforms, and we make employees pay for them. A new employee said the employer must pay for uniforms. Is he right? ...