Having children is a momentous occasion for anyone and often means big changes in one’s personal life. But for those of us in the working world, our personal lives are often inexorably intertwined with our work lives.
Here in O’Town, we are thrilled that the Magic made it to the NBA playoffs—and at the time of this post, have won their first game against the Toronto Raptors. In basketball, of course, it’s easy to determine who’s the best of the best—just look at the scoreboard. At your business, however, making hiring and […]
The BBC’s faux reality show, Almost Royal, follows the lives of British aristocrat siblings, Poppy and Georgie Carlton as they tour the United States with their father’s ashes in tow. After their father’s untimely demise from a shooting accident, this brother-sister duo travel across the Atlantic to tour the country that their father loved in accordance […]
In yesterday’s Advisor, we talked about the importance of making a good impression during the interview—and noted that first impressions go both ways.
Yesterday we looked at some research about the widespread nature of telecommuting. Today we’ll take a look at BLR’s guidance on legal issues revolving around telecommuting.
Yesterday’s Advisor explored employer responsibilities when it comes to joint employment. Today we’ll take a look at the responsibilities of the secondary employer.
Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division published an Administrator’s Interpretation addressing joint employment under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA). They also released a new fact sheet on the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and joint employment.
Yesterday we heard from Susan Prince, JD, MSL, and legal editor at BLR®, concerning the complexities of joint employment. Today we’ll hear what she has to say about joint employment and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). By Susan Prince, JD, MSL, Legal Editor at BLR FMLA and Joint Employment The analysis for determining […]
When you hire a candidate “at will” you may think you are completely protected from legal repercussions should you decide to let that employee go. Think again. There are many exceptions, exemptions, and special considerations to contemplate whenever a candidate is hired at will. “At-will employment” refers to the ability of any employer or employee […]
Has your organization considered all the legal ramifications surrounding its employment applications? Sure, you must have enough questions to gather what you need to assess the candidate, but they should be the RIGHT questions. What questions may present legal problems or employee privacy issues? We have some help for our readers, courtesy of business consultant […]