Avoiding Employee Retaliation Claims
July 1, 2019
Employee retaliation claims are the most common charge faced by employers. To guard against unfounded retaliation claims, employers should keep these tips in mind.
Time Clocks Everywhere?
June 24, 2019
On May 14th, the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) delivered a ruling that could have a significant impact across the EU. Read this blog post to get a sense of what it will mean for employers and employees alike.
7 Things Employers Should Know About Leave as a Reasonable Accommodation
June 3, 2019
When it comes to providing reasonable accommodations under the ADA, leave can be one of the more confusing issues. Here is a list of seven things employers should keep in mind to help simplify the process.
Managing Leaves of Absence is a Never Ending Challenge for Employers
May 6, 2019
The challenges employers face to properly manage leaves of absence does not end when an employee’s time off request is approved but extends to many other issues. Read this blog to learn more.
DOL Proposes to Expand Overtime Eligibility for White Collar Workers
April 1, 2019
Read this blog to learn about key aspects of the U.S. Department of Labor's proposal to update the standard white collar overtime exemptions and make more than a million American workers eligible for FLSA overtime pay.
Biometric Time Clocks Provide Great Benefits to Employers
March 4, 2019
Companies looking for a more effective way to track employee time should get to know the benefits and requirements associated with using biometric time clocks. We introduce you to both in this article.
Mandatory Paid Family Leave is Trending in the United States
February 4, 2019
Is your organization required to provide mandatory paid leave to your employees? Check out this list of jurisdictions requiring, or who soon will require, paid family leave for employees.
The New Year Brings Many Changes to Ontario’s Employment Standards Act
January 7, 2019
On November 21, 2018, Ontario passed the Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018 (“Bill 47”) which repealed or rewrote many of Bill 148’s changes.
Can FMLA Leave Be Used to Care for an Adult Child?
December 3, 2018
FMLA leave is frequently used by parents to bond with a newborn or to care for a child under age 18 , but it can also be used to care for an adult child given the conditions listed in this post are met.
Calculating Regular Rate of Pay: FLSA Overtime
November 1, 2018
Properly determining an employee’s regular rate of pay for overtime purposes can be confusing and mistakes costly. Here are 10 payments that should be excluded from the calculation.
Can Paid Sick Leave be Taken for School Closures and Activities?
October 1, 2018
Can paid sick leave be taken for school closures and events? Employers should determine which state and local sick leave laws apply to their employees and if school-related absences are covered. Here are a few examples.
FMLA Recordkeeping: A Commonly Neglected Area of Compliance
September 3, 2018
When employees request FMLA leave there are many aspects of compliance to take into consideration. Employers often overlook requirements of recordkeeping regarding their FMLA obligations.