Archive for the ‘employment law policies’ Category

Major change with US District Court Judge issuing nationwide injunction stopping implementation of Final FLSA Overtime Rule.


The HR world constantly changes at all levels, including federal, state, and city ordinances. HR managers, especially those that work for small businesses, often have a hard time keeping up with changing laws. In fact, more than 90% of companies seek outside advice on compliance issues. Employment lawsuits have increased 400% in the last 20 […]


UPDATE – The Supreme Court Speaks By: S. Adam Spiewak, Esq. HR Consultant for HR Learning Center The US Supreme Court issued its Opinion in the case Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. vs. Busk on December 9, 2014. The issue presented in this case was whether the Employer (Integrity Staffing Solutions), which had placed many workers […]


The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed lawsuits recently against two employers located in Florida and Michigan alleging that both employers had violated Title VII by discriminating against transgender employees. These cases mark the first time the EEOC has brought suit under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 against a private employer to […]


Details on SHRM’s controversial new competency-based certification program have begun to emerge, but experts suggest it could still be a while before the program’s impact on HR is clear.    By Mark McGraw Monday, December 29, 2014 In May of this year, the Society for Human Resource Management’s announcement that it was introducing its own […]


If an employee takes FMLA leave due to a serious health condition which makes it unable for them to perform the job duties they were hired to do, is it really alright for them to continue working at a different job? The answer is YES – unless your organization specifically prohibits it. So your ability […]


Without a doubt, one of the most legalistic and complicated of the employment laws is clearly the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”). I have found that there are really ten easy steps that HR should use to ensure legal compliance with the FMLA. Also, keep in mind that although I am focusing on the […]