In the Supreme Court ruling in Groff v. DeJoy, issued on June 29, the Court unanimously held that employers can only deny an employee’s request for a religious accommodation under federal law if they can prove that it would result in a substantial increase in costs for the business.
If you’re thinking of using artificial intelligence (AI) in your recruitment process, be mindful of the pitfalls to avoid violating the law.
The ADA poses limitations on when an employer can request a fitness-for-duty examination. You need reasonable belief based on OBJECTIVE evidence that the employee’s health condition may either: prevent them from performing essential job functions or pose a threat to themselves or others. Don’t make assumptions.
Everyone involved, from the people making the cuts to the people receiving the news, can feel the emotional and psychological strain of a workforce reduction. No company wants to lay off workers because of the emotional toll it takes on everyone involved. But when the time comes to lay off employees, it’s important to take […]
You should have a strategy in place to assist your staff as you make strides towards re-establishing a healthy and safe workplace culture.
Internships are governed by the U.S. Department of Labor to ensure that workers are paid fairly, and interns are often paid at least the federal minimum wage. Internships, which are sometimes misunderstood as unpaid work, are actually short-term learning opportunities for students or prospective employees to gain practical experience in their field. If you’re not […]
Many of the businesses in such businesses decided to adopt a permanent work-from-home policy — here’s what business owners need to know.