Anyone who works frequently with employment counsel has heard the words “it depends” – it (the answer to a question) depends on the specific facts and circumstances at issue, which should be analyzed and discussed before a course of action is determined.
Compliance and Legal
In this area you will find articles unique the legal and compliance challenges companies face today. Learn methods of prevention, risk management and safety for your business.
The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) became law on May 21, 2008. Title I of GINA addresses the use of genetic information in health insurance. Title II prohibits the use of genetic information in employment, restricts employers from requesting, requiring, or purchasing genetic information, and strictly limits the disclosure of genetic information.
Drafting and continuously updating employee policies can be a tiresome and thankless chore. Securing a budget to retain legal counsel to review the policies and to present personal training sessions can be a challenge for Human Resource professionals. How do employers and HR professionals calculate the long‐term savings associated with ensuring legally compliant, customized policies and professional, interactive training?
Every employer has or should have an invested interest in ensuring that the people they hire will be the type of employees that will not subject their organization to avoidable criminal activity, violence from follow employees and the public from endangering conduct.
On October 20, 2010, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission held a hearing on employer use of credit history as tool to screen candidates for employment. The purpose of the hearing, according to an EEOC press release, was to gather information on the practice of using credit histories as employment screening devices, a practice that “could unfairly exclude” some people from job opportunities.
I read the stories every day: some small business, often a local restaurant or a similar "mom and pop" operation, gets sued or tagged by the Department of Labor for failing to pay minimum wages and overtime to employees. Here's just one example.
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