Friday, September 25, 2020

Legal Column

LEGAL: Should you fire employees who present new Social Security number?

There is a provision in the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services "Handbook for Employers, Guidance for Completing Form I-9," which deals with a situation...

LEGAL: Employer refused to hire morbidly obese plaintiff

The subject of morbidly obese plaintiffs under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) generates a lot of interest as well as litigation. In 2008,...

LEGAL: Distinction between raid, inspection

Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on April 5, 2018 conducted a raid on a meat packing plant in Bean Station, Tenn., near Knoxville. One...

⊕Legal: Religion and the workplace updates

While this summer saw a growing push for “marriage equality” and expanded protections for sexual identity, two other legal developments may have passed under...

LEGAL: Knowing when and how to fight an unemployment claim

Perhaps the most common form of employment “litigation” is a claim for unemployment compensation. Such claims are so common that only a few employers even...

LEGAL: Cyber liability a top risk facing businesses

It's a fact of life in the age of information – nearly every company today uses computers, laptops, Wi-Fi, or smartphones in its day-to-day...