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This Pro-Employee Decision Will Make Employers Happy

The term “Right-to-Work” is really just a shorthand term for “Right to work and be left alone by the labor union.” A number of state legislatures recently have passed “Right-to-Work” laws making it unlawful for unions ...

Track Working Time Now or Pay Later

Employers face significant risks if they don’t track the number of hours worked by their employees, even employees paid on a salary basis. If you can’t prove when the clock got punched, you are the ...

Forgiving Misconduct is Not a Reasonable Accommodation

  • Jan 31, 2017
  • ADA
  • Dennis J. Merley

How many times has this happened to you – you fire an employee, only to have them divulge that they have a disability, that the disability caused their poor performance/misconduct and that an accommodation would ...

The Outlook is Dim For The New Overtime Rules

Unless you hibernate for the winter, you already know that the long-awaited changes to the federal overtime rules were enjoined by a federal judge in Texas prior to their December 1, 2016, implementation date. These overtime rules ...