Monday, August 19, 2019

7th Circuit Cautions that ADA Telecommuting Accommodations Must Be Viewed in Light of New Technology

For a long time, it was pretty much black letter law that if an employee couldn’t physically report to work then the employee couldn’t pe...

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

DOL Issues New Opinion Letters on FLSA

Last week the Department of Labor issued three new FLSA opinion letters. One addressed the highly compensated exemption under the FLSA....

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Public Sector Employers May Want to Re-Think Putting New Hires on a “Probationary Period”

It is common to find “probationary periods” in personnel policies. The probationary period generally applies to new hires and is usually a ...

Monday, August 12, 2019

FMLA Available to Parents to Attend Some School IEP Meetings

Employers know that eligible employees are entitled to use intermittent FMLA leave to take their children with serious medical conditions...

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Addressing Active Shooters in the Workplace

As the prevalence of "active shooter" situations increases in public and private workplaces, it is wise for employers to ...