Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Legal Column

LEGAL: States are going to pot: medical marijuana laws pose increased risks for...

Legislation allowing marijuana use is sweeping across America.  And it may have unexpected consequences for employers. Currently 33 states plus the...

The FCRA: deceptively dangerous

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) claims present very real and potentially expensive sources of employer woe. By its...

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...

⊕ 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: 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...

LEGAL: When less is more – problems with ‘100-percent healed’ return-to-work policies

The art of human resources demands an ability to adapt to ever-changing demands and responsibilities.  While we all would like...