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“Hold My Position Open Indefinitely” Is Not a Reasonable Accommodation, Court Rules

Posted in Discrimination & Harassment, Highlight, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Litigation

The Connecticut Appellate Court today released an important disability discrimination decision that gives employers some support for employees who struggle with employees who ask for “accommodations” for an indefinite leave for a medical condition. The case ostensibly addresses the request for “indefinite leave” which I’ve previously talked about it in prior posts. But the case boils down… Continue Reading

Starting May 1, 2017 USCIS Will Issue Redesigned Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents

Posted in Highlight, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Immigration

Part of an employer’s job is to review I-9 documentation at the start of employment, including Green Cards. But for employers, knowing what is real vs. fake, can be an issue.  My colleagues have prepared this update to one form of documentation that you should be on the lookout for.  The change is happening sooner… Continue Reading

Big Changes Are Here for Personnel Files – Are You Ready?

Posted in Highlight, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Laws and Regulations, Legislative Developments, Manager & HR Pro’s Resource Center, Wage & Hour

On October 1, the rollout of major changes to the state’s Personnel Files Act becomes official. If I had to hazard a guess, however, I’d say that many small to mid-size companies remain unprepared for the breadth and scope of the changes.  If you haven’t focused on it yet, you’ve got a weekend to catch… Continue Reading

Summer Cleanup: Get Your Personnel Files Policies and Procedures Set

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Laws and Regulations, Legislative Developments, Wage & Hour

As you’ve no doubt noticed, I’ve taken a few days off from the blog to attend to the logistics that a new job entails and also attend the ABA Annual Meeting earlier this week.  There have been some interesting developments in both the FLSA and FMLA the last few days so look for posts on… Continue Reading

Guest Blogger: What An Employer Should Do When There’s No Documentation

Posted in Human Resources (HR) Compliance

New week. Same trial. But with the new week comes some more new guest bloggers.  Each continues to talk about various employment law and human resources issues. Today’s guest blogger is no exception. Indeed, since coming onto the blog scene some months ago, John Phillips has been churning out post after post on topics as varied… Continue Reading