Sunday, October 25, 2020

Legal Column

⊕ LEGAL: Do certain security checks constitute compensable work?

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the courts have long struggled with the issue of what constitutes compensable "work" under the Fair Labor...

⊕ LEGAL: A shot in the arm – recommendations for mandatory immunization policies

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), nearly 111 million workdays are lost each year due to the flu. The...

⊕ LEGAL: Government moving rapidly on transgender and sexual orientation issues

In September, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed two lawsuits against two different employers alleging they violated Title VII's prohibition on sex discrimination...

⊕ LEGAL: The government’s position: When worker presents new SS number and says previous...

One of the most common (and difficult) immigration issues faced by employers occurs when an employer has accepted an employee's work authorization documents that...

⊕ LEGAL: Ebola: Questions and answers

The increased media attention related to the Ebola virus, as well as the recent announcement that travelers arriving at certain U.S. airports from West...

LEGAL: All joking aside: Stray remarks land employer in court

A 43-year-old head of sales was hired by a start-up Internet technology company and was employed only three months before being terminated for failing...