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Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Limits to Scheduling Flexibility Did Not Show Discriminatory Motive

October 4, 2022

Via: SHRM

An employee who violated a paid-time-off (PTO) policy was not retaliated against for time off due to her disabilities, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled. In 2017, Brooks Life Science Inc. hired the plaintiff, a Black woman who […]


News

School district places HR director on indefinite paid leave of absence

July 15, 2022

Via: HRD America

The HR director at the Central Bucks School District in Pennsylvania has been placed on indefinite paid leave of absence, according to a staff email sent Thursday. The email stated that Andrea DiDio-Hauber, who has served in her role since […]


Workplace wellness

California Lawmakers Seek to Fast-Track COVID-19 Paid-Sick-Leave Law

January 28, 2022

Via: SHRM

As the COVID-19 omicron variant continues to surge and impact employee absenteeism, California lawmakers are looking to revive coronavirus-related paid sick leave at the state level. Gov. Gavin Newsom has reached an agreement with California legislators to renew a statewide […]


Research

Local Sick Leave Laws Raise Compliance Challenges

August 20, 2021

Via: SHRM

City ordinances that require employers to provide paid sick leave are popping up all over the country, and they’re driving human resources departments to do calculations their systems can’t handle, according to Lauraine Bifulco, president of Vantaggio HR, a multistate […]


Research

What Is the FAMILY Act?

April 6, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The Family and Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act was reintroduced in Congress in 2021 and is known as S. 463 and H.R. 1185. The Act has been introduced repeatedly during legislative sessions for the past 7 years but has yet […]


Workplace wellness

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Basics

September 18, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Several different forms of legislation have been passed in the last few months to tackle the ongoing economic issues stemming from the global pandemic. One of these pieces of legislation is the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). What Is […]


Research, Software

Critical FLSA Update: Recent Legal Changes That Will Affect Your Company

August 13, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has taken recent steps to help employers comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The DOL’s Final Rule, which took effect January 15, 2020, clarified the types of employee benefits that may be […]


Research, Software

COVID-19 Raises Critical Questions About Employee Testing

March 31, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic presents unprecedented challenges for any employer seeking to provide a healthy working environment. To help mitigate some of the uncertainty, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued updated guidance for employers considering screening and testing […]


News

New WHD Guidance on Families First Coronavirus Response Act

March 30, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Last week, we discussed the signing of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) into law, as well as the revisions it underwent as it went through the legislative process. On March 24 and 26, the U.S. Department of Labor’s […]


News

5 things to know about the new coronavirus paid leave law

March 23, 2020

Via: HR Dive

U.S. small businesses and their employees are living through unprecedented times. As the COVID-19 epidemic continues, many are concerned with the day-to-day as state and local governments close or otherwise restrict business operations to halt the spread of the disease. […]


Research, Software

Risks of Improper Leave Administration

June 5, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Administering different types of paid and unpaid leave can be tricky, especially because so many of them overlap. There are legal ramifications to getting it right in many cases, but there are also risks to employee morale and turnover if […]


Research, Software

Trends in States Mandating Sick Leave Policies

May 1, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Paid maternity and family leave has been championed as the next big leap for the U.S.’s workforce, but it’s not the only place we should seek progress. Shockingly, one out of every four employees in the U.S. doesn’t have paid […]


Research, Software

Paid leave for caregivers of adults with dementia is charting new territory in the workplace

November 28, 2018

Via: HR Dive

Caregiving of family members with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia might be an uncharted area that employers will want to note and step in with support. Flexible work schedules are a top benefit among caregivers, according to an Unum […]


Research, Software

How Does Paid Leave Help Employers?

April 4, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Paid leave can be any type of leave that an employer offers to employees with pay. It includes things like sick days and vacation days, but most of the time when we’re discussing “paid leave,” the context is leave that […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

4 Things Your Employee Benefits Program needs to Have in 2018 and Beyond

April 2, 2018

Via: HR Hero

It has never been more important to keep up with the recent trends surrounding employee benefits. After all, employee benefits are not as simple as a 401(k) plan and a healthcare plan anymore. Businesses are expanding their employee benefits and […]