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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After some two years of process – involving proposed rules, amendments, delays, and public comments – the final regulations implementing the President’s Executive Order on Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces were published on August 25, 2016.Read More
Last week, [January 21, 2016] a U.S. District Court judge in Virginia upheld a jury verdict in favor of a terminated HR director who claimed her employer unlawfully interfered with her rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and then retaliated against her when she requested leave for psychological distress.Read More
The recent Executive Order on Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces, signed by President Obama on July 31, 2014, has major implications for the way that federal government contractors treat their employees. Failure to comply with the new rules could exclude a contractor from consideration by a soliciting agency.Read More
On June 20, 2014, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) proposed an amendment to its Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) regulations that will extend the FMLA’s spousal benefits to married same-sex couples living in the thirty-two states that do not currently recognize same-sex marriages.Read More