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The cause of disagreements and the sense of not being treated fairly in the workplace come from subjective work practices, not from bad people.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) forbids discrimination in employment based on disability and requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to their employees’ disabilities. The ADA also prohibits retaliation against those who seek reasonable accommodations or protection under the Act. But does the ADA protect an employee without a disability who requests an accommodation? The […]
The 6th Circuit Court—which covers Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee—recently heard an employee’s Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) “interference” claim. The employee allegedly threatened a supervisor who issued him a disciplinary write-up over an absence he thought was covered by the FMLA. Did the alleged misconduct halt the FMLA process?
When asked if they have health, auto, or home insurance, 80% of Americans say they have at least two types, but only a third of employed Americans (34%) reported they have disability coverage provided by their employer, according to a new survey conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of OneAmerica®.
Workplace investigations can be time consuming and exhausting—but, despite that, they’re not a time where it’s okay to cut corners. When conducting an investigation, the organization must always remember that it’s not only seeking to resolve the issue at hand, it’s also seeking to minimize the risk of future lawsuits and do everything properly in […]
The saga of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the Republican plan to repeal and replace key portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), has been a long and winding one so far.
Employees who quit their jobs to care for a member of their immediate family generally are qualified to receive unemployment benefits in Minnesota. However, the Minnesota Court of Appeals recently heard a claim in which a former employee was denied unemployment benefits due to the fact that “fiancée” doesn’t fall within the statutory definition of […]
There was a time in the middle of the last century when the lure of the skies drew young women to the “glamorous” job of being a flight attendant. Times have changed. Most people now understand that being a flight attendant is hard and is not made any easier by belligerent passengers and the stress […]
As a child, you probably played a game in which one child whispers a “secret” into the ear of another child. The second child then whispers the secret into the ear of a third child and on and on until the last child in the circle whispers the secret into the ear of the first […]