Ok, enough with New Jersey for this week.
Today, I blog on a lighter note. It’s Career Builder’s list of “The Most Unusual Things People Have Done in Job Interviews.” Continue reading
Do your employees appreciate that what they do on social media on their own time can cost them their job?
Do your employees think that “freedom of speech” can save them from getting fired? Continue reading
Did you know that the Super Bowl MVP, Philadelphia Eagles (backup) Quarterback Nick Foles, has more playoff wins in the last three months (3) than the Dallas Cowboys have in the past twenty years (2)?
Even if you operate an antique shop, this sign is not a good look for your business.
So, as you can imagine, the State of Illinois wasn’t too cool with one of its local employment agencies taking out an advertisement in a local publication in which it sought “Lots of Mexicans” “Honest and sincere (provide the best Mexicans).” Continue reading
A little over two years ago, I blogged here about how the Fair Labor Standards Act and Family and Medical Leave Act may impact your business if it closes for a day due to inclement weather. Now that I work “in the cloud,” this doesn’t impact me. Heck, I’m probably three Starbucks Flat Whites in by the time you’re reading this.
And thank god for the blazing-fast wi-fi here. I can’t get over the clarity on the live feed of my kids shoveling the driveway. With the extra muscles and endurance they’ve added in the past few years, if I don’t see pavement by the time I get home…
Anyway, here’s the blog post. Continue reading
Today, I’m going to revisit a topic that I’ve previously discussed a few times on the blog (here and here); namely, when is working overtime an essential job function under the Americans with Disabilities Act?
The quick answer is: the employer decides when.
But, let’s do a deeper dive. Continue reading
Under the Family and Medical Leave Act, an eligible employee is entitled to take up to 12 weeks of job-protected leave in a 12-month period.
So, what happens if an employee exhausts 12 weeks of leave and doesn’t return to work on the next working day? Firing that employee wouldn’t violate the FMLA would it?
Or, could it? Continue reading