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
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War Dogs was a popular 2016 movie starring Jonah Hill and Miles Teller as young hustlers who win a $300 Million contract from the Defense Department to provide 100 million rounds of ammunition to the Afghan army. It was loosely based on the true story of David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli.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
Congress’ consideration of a bill to legalize the use of compensatory (comp) time in the private sector is a good reminder for private employers that, for now, providing employees with comp time in lieu of overtime is generally prohibited.Read More