Tag: employer policies


New York City Law Forbids Hairstyle Discrimination

February 21, 2019


New York City this week is issuing the country’s first-ever ban on employer policies and practices that discriminate against how black people wear their hair. Guidelines from the New York City Commission on Human Rights state that while employers can […]

Workplace wellness

Now What? Disciplining an Employee with a Suspected Addiction or Substance Abuse Issue

October 11, 2018

Via: HR Hero

With the rise of opioid and other drug addiction in the United States today, employers have to wonder—is it possible one of my employees is dealing with addiction? In the second article of a three-part series, Littler shareholder Dale L. […]

Research, Software

New Vermont Pot Law: What Employers Need to Know

March 26, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Soon, it will be legal in Vermont for people who are 21 or older to possess limited quantities of marijuana and marijuana plants. You may be wondering whether the new law affects your ability to enforce rules on smoking or […]

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The FMLA and Intermittent Leave: Proceed with Caution

February 2, 2018

Via: HR Hero

A federal judge in Shreveport, Louisiana recently allowed a former employee’s Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) lawsuit alleging interference and retaliation to proceed to trial after he was terminated for an alleged attendance policy violation during his previously approved […]