Sunday, May 31, 2020

Profiles/Features

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...

Updated: New Lafayette strip center claims to offer fastest Internet speeds in Southeast

LAFAYETTE – A new Macon County strip center – one that boosts some of the fastest Internet speeds in the Southeast – recently celebrated...

LEGAL: Performance evaluations – new trends for employee reviews

There seems to be a trend developing among many employers of eliminating annual performance reviews altogether, and instead relying on more continuous feedback throughout...

⊕ LEGAL: FMLA rule defining ‘spouse’ to include same-sex couples enjoined by court

At least for the time being, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has been enjoined by a federal court in Texas from enforcing a...

LEGAL: Uber – everything old is new again. Or is it?

In April, Uber settled two large class-action lawsuits in California and Massachusetts. Uber is a high-profile company on the leading edge of the new...

When is a leave of absence required as a reasonable accommodation under the ADA?

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ Employers frequently face the situation where an employee seeks a leave of absence due to a medical condition, but...