California Employee Termination
| Thursday, October 30th, 2014
A Miami company that provides medical and chiropractic services has agreed to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit that claimed it required certain employees to spend at least half their workdays in courses that involved Scientology religious practices, such as screaming at ashtrays or staring at someone for 8 hours without moving.
| Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
How should an employer react when an employee violates a company policy? What measures should be taken? How can the employer remain consistent in these actions? One way employers choose to answer these questions is with a progressive discipline policy.
California Workplace Privacy
| Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
The importance of background checks is hammered home by a strange case coming out of Illinois, where employee Felice Vanaria created a fictitious job within a Cook County hospital in the hopes of receiving sexual favors!
Yesterday, we offered the first three of attorney Stacie Caraway’s tips for avoiding Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) abuse. Today, the rest of her tips, plus an introduction to a can’t-miss event on leaves, specifically for California HR professionals.