The outlook for new overtime rules that were scheduled to go into effect last December looks bleak as a nationwide injunction remains in effect and the Department of Labor appears to be going back to the drawing board.Read More
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Recent case suggests employers may be required to make exceptions to drug testing policies to accommodate employees who have been prescribed medicinal marijuana.Read More
The concept of a “mental health day” is often overlooked when employers craft their vacation and leave policies. However, a recent tweet by a San Francisco-based web developer has sparked a national discussion about mental health and the appropriate way for employers to handle these situations.Read More
No Retaliation For Termination Based on Employer’s Mistaken Belief of False Report, Says Fourth Cir.
On June 7, 2017, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals held that, so long as an employer honestly believed its employee had made a false report of harassment, its decision to fire that employee cannot constitute unlawful retaliation...even if the employee’s report ultimately turned out to be truthful.Read More
The new overtime rules that were set to go into effect last December are still in limbo as the court order enjoining the rules remains in effect and the Trump Administration’s Department of Labor has not yet decided how it will handle the issue.Read More