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Employment Law

Lawsuit alleges ADA violation? Check if employee actually requested accommodation

10/23/2017
Employees are entitled to reasonable accommodations for disabilities in order to perform the essential functions of their jobs. But employers don’t have to guess whether an employee needs an accommodation—the employee must ask for help.
HR Management

Accommodation frustration

10/19/2017
When HR professionals and execs were asked which accommodation requests from employees are the most difficult to grant, here’s how they replied.
Hiring

Immigration update: End of DACA, start of ‘extreme vetting’

10/18/2017
Much has been happening with immigration policy since President Trump took office, and employers would do well to keep up. That’s especially true if any of your workers are in the United States on temporary work visas or if you plan to recruit immigrant workers in the near future.
Compensation & Benefits

Intended workers’ comp bid stops at-will firing

10/18/2017
In Pennsylvania, employment is presumed to be at-will, meaning employers can terminate workers for any legal reason or no reason at all. There is one exception, however. The so-called public policy exception provides protection from termination if an employee files a workers’ compensation claim.
Employee Relations

Turnover increasing in today’s hot economy

10/17/2017
The typical American worker stayed at their job just over five years last year, down slightly from a record high set in 2014, according to new research by the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute.
Terminations

Eden Prairie, Minn. firm settles wrongful termination suits

09/26/2017
Starkey Laboratories, an Eden Prairie, Minnesota maker of hearing aids, has settled two wrongful termination lawsuits that followed the sacking of several top executives two years ago.
Article Archives

3rd Circuit rules reduction in work hours following complaint may be retaliation

EEOC changes tactics on sexual orientation

The HR I.Q. Test: November ’17

A heart-smart strategy: The legal ABCs of AEDs

Falls continue to be No. 1 workplace safety problem

Master compliance challenges that follow natural disasters

Plaza Hotel faces multiple sex harassment charges

Nonsensical complaint? Move for quick dismissal

How to lose a lawsuit: Just ignore it

The more complicated the bias allegations, the harder it is for employees to prevail

Saying ‘No!’ to boss’s come-on puts employer on notice of possible retaliation

ADA: Always at least consider employee’s preferred accommodation

No boss comments on language skills, hearing

Beware small changes that could be retaliation

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