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The following list includes 5 common reasonable accommodations for religious beliefs that employees request from their employers
There is a growing need for employers to monitor what and how they communicate in the workplace. What seems to the employer as a fair constructive criticism can potentially open a legal claim against the business. This is especially true as related to reviews and terminations.
Recently, General Counsel, P.C. is getting more (and more) calls regarding alleged violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). And, more often than not, the employer is in violation of the FLSA and subject to potential liability (to one or more employees).
No employer wants to hear that an employee is alleging that he or she is the subject of harassment or discrimination. But, when it happens (and it likely will sometime), how an employer handles the situation can make the difference between resolving the matter and potential litigation.
Assault in the workplace is not as uncommon as you may think.
There are certain rules that may affect if you receive workers' compensation benefits after a work-related automobile accident.
"When an employee’s home is also an employee’s work premises, it is often interpreted that the hazards an employee encounters when performing work at home are also hazards of his or her employment."
The report of the hacking by the Chinese of the Office of Personnel Management is troubling for all federal employees. Potentially having your personal information stolen, is disconcerting enough no matter the source of the hacking, but the attack on federal employee data is more worrying.
There has been much discussion on the topic of the firing of federal employees. Some still try to sell the old line that "you can't fire a federal employee." This is, to put it bluntly, hogwash.
The Senate has passed a budget. For federal employees the subtext of that passage may be this; however bad you thought it has been, if this were enacted, it would get much worse. The budget would cut $496 billion civilian agencies over the next ten years.