BusinessSafe Blog

The ADA considers obesity a disability—sometimes. Here’s how employers can ensure ADA compliance on this issue.

In Title VII lawsuits, employers must raise a defense of failure to exhaust administrative remedies in a timely manner (did the employee follow the process), or their defense can be waived.

In this digital age, copyright infringement is easier than ever to commit (accidentally or intentionally)—and just as easy to catch. Here’s how to avoid paying damages for violating copyright law.

If non-compete agreements are too restrictive, they are not enforceable. We discuss factors that determine reasonability and enforceability, which helps provide guidance.

Colorado has passed a new Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, to further address sex discrimination, which is generally illegal under other laws. Employers have until 2021 to prepare for compliance.

While bullying and harassment may seem similar at first glance, in spite of a few commonalities, each has a very different definition and legal significance in the U.S. workplace.

Colorado state law prevents employers from checking an applicant’s criminal history during the initial stages of the hiring process. What are the history and implications of this law?

Employees have a right to communications that advance their mutual workplace interests. To what extent are internet communications included in those rights?

Employer-provided healthcare may be canceled during FMLA leave in some situations. What conditions must be met to terminate health coverage while an employee is on leave? And should an employer do it?

 

Federal law prohibits religious discrimination in the workplace. What is religious discrimination and how can an employer avoid creating problems?