Human resource professionals may assume that their risk of individual liability for labor law violations is generally limited when they act on behalf of their employer. A recent FMLA case suggests otherwise.
Employers can find themselves in an awkward, high-risk position when their improper actions and strategic missteps in response to an employee’s claim or grievance overtake the original issue itself.
California employers need to engage in a prompt and thorough review of their employment policies and procedures in light of dramatic changes in state law that took effect on April 1, 2016.
The new Texas Open Carry law brings new questions, challenges and liabilities to companies who have employees or operations in Texas. This article focuses on four key points that every employer should bear in mind.
The U.S. Department of Labor has now released its 81-page Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) intended to implement a paid sick leave requirement for federal government contractors.
Two federal lawsuits involving the Walt Disney Company demonstrate the complexities involved in ensuring compliance with immigration law.
As the concept of joint employment continues to evolve at the federal level, employers must fully consider direct, indirect and potential control.