Tag: HR

Diversity Training: What Are the Legal Pitfalls of Diversity Training?

Our management wants me to implement some diversity training. I’ve talked to a number of vendors and colleagues. Some advocate a “touchy-feely” program that encourages participants to “open up” and honestly share their feelings. Frankly, I’m a little concerned about where this might lead—I’m not a trained facilitator or counselor. What recommendations do you have […]

Family Leave: We’re a Small Company—Are We Covered by FMLA?

We are a small California business with 14 employees. We are not supposed to be subject to FMLA, but our lawyer says we are. This is because we have FMLA eligibility information included in our handbook. But the eligibility clause clearly states that “employees who work at a location where the Company employs fewer than […]