Vol. 49 Nbr. 4, April 2019
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- Bipartisan bill could make it harder to stop age-bias claims.
- DOL aims to raise OT salary threshold to $35k.
- Employee volunteer time isn't compensable, DOL clarifies.
- Hair-discrimination laws: Coming to a city near you?
- Must you notify laid-off staff of job openings?
- Managers hold key to stopping harassment.
- Remind your supervisors to oversee independent contractors with a 'light hand'.
- Allowing 'bro culture' to grow can trigger lawsuit.
- Build your FMLA lawsuit shield: Make sure call-ins provide specific reason for absence.
- Document the factors you weigh for promotions.
- Temporary injuries typically don't rise to the level of an ADA disability.
- Without FMLA notice, no FMLA leave required.
- Overtime: Include travel time pay when calculating worker's regular rate.
- 'Let's make a deal': More candidates negotiate for higher pay.
- Dems push for doubling of federal minimum wage.
- Employer pay transparency becoming less common.
- Harassers in Congress: Taxpayers no longer on hook.
- Health insurance: Job-based coverage on the rise.
- More employers track workers' fitness data.
- People rarely appeal denied insurance claims.
- Tell the truth: Should HR ever use lie-detector tests?
- The HR I.Q. Test.
- The new overtime rules: 5 important Q&As.
- Your first steps: Gauge the impact of new OT threshold.
- The Mailbag.