Yesterday, I discussed the carryover rule that requires employers to allow service workers to carry over up to five days of paid sick leave each year.

Not All Issues in Paid Sick Leave Law are Clear

But a loyal blog reader posed the following question to me: Suppose you are

Heard of the popular show, "A Minute to Win It"? Well to borrow from the title, for health care professionals (doctors offices and hospitals in particular), you’re playing a much more dangerous game "a Minute to Lose It".

What is "it"? It is patient data.  And right now it continues to be at risk every

The next month or two will certainly be interesting around the workplace.  The H1N1 Virus continues to spread around the country, a new vaccine is ready to be rolled out that experts hope will stave off further infections.  And employers are, in some cases, holding their collective breath that the vaccine wins out so

One of the great mysteries in the employment law arena is what is "gross misconduct" under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA)

A provocative article published in the latest "The Labor Lawyer" (a publication of the American Bar Association)  answers that question by providing a fairly thorough summary of how courts

I don’t think it’s going out on a limb to suggest that 2009 brings about some of the broadest changes to employment laws in the United States this decade.  Socopyright Dan Schwartz, creative commons licenseme changes are already known, while others are forecasted to occur.  

Michael Moore, over at the Pennsylvania Labor & Employment Blog, has an excellent

The Connecticut Attorney General’s Office quietly filed suit this week in Connecticut State Court(download here) against American Future Systems, which does business under the name of Progressive Business Publications (and also Progressive Business Compliance).   You won’t find a press release about it on Attorney General Richard Blumenthal’s website.  Back in March, I had reported

Yesterday, I noted that Norwalk Community College had been sanctioned over the summer  in a federal district court case for its apparent failure to preserve electronic data.  I’ve always believed that these types of compliance issues — if they exist — do not exist in a vacuum. Indeed, companies that have trouble keeping track of