Employment

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

Is targeting your online advertisement about an open position in your organization to men under the age of 35 legal? No, federal law prohibits age and sex discrimination.

In the fall of 2017, the #MeToo movement erupted on to the national stage and continues to impact many areas of society—particularly the workplace. But have there been unintended consequences?

Once an employer has made the decision to terminate an employee, specific steps should be followed to ensure the transition goes as smoothly as possible and the business is protected.  

Terminating employees is part of business management. There is a right way to do this and a way that opens your business up to legal risk. This post discusses how employers can terminate employees while protecting their business.

 

Many businesses allow their employees to “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) for work purposes. There are upsides and concerns in BYOD. Employers should carefully develop a BYOD policy to protect their business.

 

As a business owner it’s important to understand what OSHA is, how it works, which companies are required to comply by law, and the claims that could be raised against an employer. This post addresses all of these issues. 

 

Many employers do criminal background checks on prospective employees. But if something comes up that is a concern, how can an employer legitimately respond?

Learn more about how the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)’s memo, Guidance on Handbook Rules Post-Boeing, may impact your business’s employment handbook in a generally positive way.

This post discusses the importance of a social media policy for your company and highlights key considerations when developing such a policy.