Some of you have been sued, and some of you have not. For employers new to the litigation arena, one of the most common questions I’m asked is, “What happens next?”
If you have ever employed or thought about employing a veteran or member of the military, this article is for you. As armed conflicts continue around the world, every employer can expect to encounter employees who have served, are serving or will serve in a branch of the United States Armed Forces.
I suppose some people really enjoy going to the doctor. For most of us, however, being poked and prodded is not high on our to-do list. And yet we go anyway – sometimes even when we are not yet sick! Why? Because we realize there is value in preventive care and in diagnosing an infection before it
On Dec. 1, 2016, about 4.2 million exempt employees in the United States will become non-exempt. And some of those employees probably work for you. The History of the Fair Labor Standards Act Enacted in 1938, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) mandates things like a federal minimum wage and requires overtime pay for all
Lowe’s recently agreed to pay $8.6 million to settle an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lawsuit that alleged the home improvement company fired a class of workers because their disability-related medical leave surpassed the company’s 180- or 240-day maximum leave policy. If that settlement strikes fear into your heart, read on. Generally speaking, two statutes are