Vol. 48 Nbr. 11, November 2018
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- $200k lesson: Don't dock pay, assuming no-work lunch break.
- A year after #MeToo, executives see change.
- Less qualified hires = a higher lawsuit risk.
- Odds are you have pot smokers on staff.
- Tell bosses: See something, say something.
- Commuting distance: A new route to hiring discrimination?
- Minor change in employees' schedule can add up to FMLA interference claim.
- Beware assigning nonexempt tasks to exempt employees.
- Can new worker be eligible for 'ADA leave'?
- Document each step of progressive discipline.
- Embarrassing emails could wind up being aired in court.
- In retaliation cases, passage of time matters.
- How to handle requests for religious time off.
- Sacred vs. secular: Don't push religion on employees.
- Impact of #MeToo felt in workplace: Harassment complaints, lawsuits on the rise.
- IRS supports using 401(k)s to pay off student loans.
- More than $1: Locked exit costs Dollar Tree $129k.
- NLRB plans to ease standard for 'joint employers'.
- Supreme Court: Age-bias up first, but few HR cases.
- This winter, encourage flu shots, don't require them.
- Don't get scammed! How to prevent in-house fraud and theft.
- The HR I.Q. Test.
- DOL weighs in: Must workers be paid for time in wellness activities?
- HR checks the #MeToo box, too.
- The Mailbag.