In a recent case, a federal district court judge excluded three pieces of evidence that a fired employee claimed helped prove his allegation that his employer, SAIA Motor Freight Line, LLC, interfered with his Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave by terminating him. The evidence was excluded, the jury found in favor of the employer, and the case was dismissed.
Posttraining exercises provide opportunities for employees to apply what they learned in training and for management to gain insight into ways to improve future trainings. However, those exercises must be carried out in such a way that no one gets injured—physically or psychologically.
Just as the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can be complicated, so can getting your supervisors on the same page when it comes to administering FMLA leave. The following tips should help when training supervisors about FMLA leave and what they should do if they suspect fraud or abuse:
In our last installment, we covered moonlighting under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and whether or not it constitutes as FMLA abuse. This article will cover dealing with subtle FMLA abuse.
To gift or not to gift at work? That is the question many employees ask during the holiday season. In a recent survey from staffing firm Accountemps, the majority of human resources (HR) managers said it is acceptable for employees and managers to exchange presents in the office. Sixty-three percent of respondents noted it’s appropriate […]
It’s difficult to be in the American workforce right now without hearing about the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new overtime regulations. We want to know what you think about them, how your organization is preparing for them, and what your organization will do once December 1st swings around.
In yesterday’s Advisor, we looked at the first six sins commonly made by supervisors and managers. Today we’ll take a look at the rest.
There are myriad ways supervisors can make simple mistakes that can lead to legal repercussions. How many are you guilty of?
Yesterday we looked at some of the ways to prepare for the new Department of Labor’s (DOL) final overtime regulations. Today, more ways to prepare for switching exempt employees to nonexempt.
With the release of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) final overtime regulations, employers and Human Resources (HR) professionals will not only be dealing with the dollars and cents of shifting numerous employees from the exempt to nonexempt categories under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) but also be tasked with bolstering employee morale and handling […]