October 2017

How much do you know about an employer’s reasonable accommodation obligations under the law(s)? Take this quiz and find out!Question 1: Which of the following federal employment laws require reasonable accommodation, either by their...
There may not be an issue that strikes more fear in the land of HR than how to deal with an employee who cannot return to work after FMLA leave expires. Is some additional leave beyond 12 weeks required? The answer is almost always ‘yes.’...
According to a recent survey, 57% of American employees admit to swearing at work. (To me, that seems low. Also, count me in the “yes” column.) Where is the line between swearing as harmless workplace banter and swearing as harmful unlawful...
On October 13th, President Trump signed an Executive Order directing various federal agencies to consider how to achieve three administration health reform objectives: (1) expand access to Association Health Plans (AHPs); (2) increase the current...
Over the weekend, the New York Times reported that Bill O’Reilly paid $32 million to settle a claim of sexual harassment brought against him by a former co-worker. On Monday, in an interview with the New York Times, O’Reilly let his accusers have...