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Month: November 2010
The key to untangling ADA and FMLA and workers’ compensation is understanding obligations under each statute, says attorney Susan Fahey Desmond. And then, if the laws conflict or are applied simultaneously, you grant the greater benefit and provide the greater protection. Desmond’s remarks came at the recent BLR National Employment Law Update in Las Vegas. […]
These Human Resources professional associations and Human Resource organization websites are often rich with Human Resource management, training, and employee related information. Many Human Resources sites require membership in the Human Resource association to access the most comprehensive information. AARP Formerly known as the American Association of Retired Persons, AARP appears to be the name […]
In yesterday’s CED, we covered some of the rules about family leave certifications in California. Today, we’ll look at a few more, and we’ll also explain why your medical certifications can be a powerful weapon against leave abuses
By Gulu Punia and Kyla Stott-Jess Signing a noncompete agreement can potentially provide some assurance that former employees will not start up or join the competing business across the street. In the absence of a noncompete agreement, employers often try to rely on their former employees’ fiduciary duties to combat competition. Unfortunately, Alberta’s Court of […]
In yesterday’s Advisor, attorney Brian LeMoine helped with preventing time thievery; today, his take on defending against lawsuits, and an introduction to a special 10-minute-at-a-time training system that will help prevent those lawsuits. Defense lawyers are suggesting they should be able to use the Faragher/Ellerth defense in FLSA cases, LeMoine says. Faragher/Ellerth is typically applied […]
The following is a list of the bestselling hardcover business books as ranked by the Wall Street Journal with data from Nielsen BookScan on November 29. 1. All the Devils Are Here: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis by Bethany McLean and Joe Nocera. Goes back several decades to weave the hidden history of […]
Confused about family leave certifications in California? If so, you’re not alone—they regularly trip up even the most experienced HR professionals. Read on for a quick rundown of what you need to know.
HR’s challenge: making sure employees are not working off the clock (working too much) while at the same time, making sure that they work when they are getting paid (working too little). And to make it a little tougher, there’s a new sheriff in town, says attorney Bryan D. LeMoine. And here’s her message: “I […]
By Jennifer Carsen, Esq. Just My E-pinion Is safety part of your portfolio yet? In more and more organizations, HR is taking over safety management. Fortunately, HR managers tend to make great safety managers. In fact (don’t tell the safety people), they often do a better job than technical safety experts do.