Category Archives: Employment Law

Navigating Uncharted Waters: Bringing Your Company Into Compliance With New and Existing Employment Laws

The start of a new year is a good time to review employee manuals and practices to ensure that they are up-to-date and compliant with state and federal law.  Several significant changes to federal employment laws which were enacted in 2008 are now in effect.  Failure to comply could expose your company to significant legal

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Use Caution Before Terminating Employees

Some states’ workers’ compensation laws allow an employer to replace an employee who is out on workers’ compensation leave if business necessities require the position to be filled. However, before terminating an injured worker, employers should consider whether any federal anti-discrimination laws are implicated. For example, under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), an

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