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Yes, you can terminate during FMLA leave

You may find that some employees who suspect they are about to be disciplined suddenly ask for FMLA leave. They may cynically believe that taking FMLA leave protects them from discharge. It doesn’t.
HR Management

The HR I.Q. Test: May ’19

Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.
Employment Law

EEOC tactic: Force law-breaking employers to create an HR department

While many smaller organizations slide by without having a dedicated HR director or HR department, a new court ruling will gives those HR-less companies something to think about.
Compensation & Benefits

Hurricane relief is in your leave/retirement plans

The 2019 hurricane season will begin soon. However, the 2018 hurricane season is hardly a thing of the past.

Appeals court clarifies FCRA disclosure requirements

The federal Fair Credit Reporting Act remains one of the most contentious and expensive litigation areas for employers. Now the 9th Circuit has again weighed in on this issue, raising the standard required to meet the disclosure requirements.
Employee Relations

Are your workers preparing taxes on company time?

As the April 15 tax filing deadline approaches, a new Accountemps survey suggests that work responsibilities are getting sidelined by personal income tax preparation.
Article Archives

In the Payroll Mailbag: May ’19

Penalty notices are in the mail for Form 1095-C non-filers

Court rules out deduction for kids’ fringe benefit expenses

Tax issues prevail at APA’s Capitol Summit

LEAP 2019: The Top 10 Lessons for HR

EEOC suit: Goodwill refused to accommodate disability

OSHA: Killeen, Texas gun range ordered to get the lead out

Never deny benefits because of prior FMLA leave

Avoid preconceptions about what disabled employees can and cannot do

How to trigger discrimination lawsuit: Strip job duties, create miserable conditions

Reasonable accommodation offered and refused? You have met your ADA obligations

Know when more ‘ADA leave’ is unreasonable

Teen employment expected to rise in tight labor market

Employers begin receiving Social Security no-match letters again

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