Tag: attendance policy


Court Restores Accommodation Claim for Employee with Pending Leave Request

August 30, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Once an employee requests an accommodation, their employer has a duty to engage in an “interactive process” to try to determine whether they can accommodate the disability. With that in mind, employers should take note of this recent decision from […]


Employee Fired for Excessive Absences After Making Need for FMLA Leave Known

April 26, 2022

Via: HR Hero

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) prohibits an employer from interfering with an employee’s right to take medical leave. When pursuing such a claim, an employee need not allege the employer intended to deny the benefit, just that it […]

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How to Deal with Workplace Attendance Problems

August 22, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Employee attendance problems are probably the most common reason for disciplinary action and discharge. Yet many employers pay surprisingly little attention to their attendance policies. I often see policies consisting of generic, vaguely worded language that looks like it has […]