Are You Defining Your Full-Time Employees Correctly?
Are you confused on what defines a full-time employee under current ACA? There is movement to further define a full-time worker and lift penalties to employers with 50 or more employees on not covering employees working less than 40, but more than 30 hours per week. Read more.
Service Animal Accommodation Requests
Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), service animals that are trained to perform tasks for a person with a disability are considered reasonable accommodations. Service animals are typically dogs, but miniature horses may also be covered if conducive to the work environment. View More
Staying Connected with Ex-Employees
Why is it valuable for a company to stay connected with ex-employees? While it’s important to keep in mind that these individuals can become future business partners or potential clients, many organizations are finding that keeping in touch with employees who have left their job can provide a number of lasting benefits for the company. View More
Employers… Do you ever wonder what it would be worth to know what your employees are thinking?
Employee surveys are an excellent way to gather information about what employees are thinking, whether they are truly engaged, appreciative of offered benefits, and any dissatisfaction which may lead to poor morale and turnover. View More
Reasonable Accommodations, as an Employer You Have Options
An employer is not automatically obligated to meet a specific reasonable accommodation requested by an employee. The individual may request a reasonable accommodation, but the employer has the option to choose a different accommodation as long as it is effective. View More
Employer Liability for Summer Outings
Are you planning a summer staff outing offering alcoholic beverages? If so, be sure to clearly communicate the company’s expectations as to how employees are expected to behave at the event. Our recommendation is to limit the number of drinks per person. View More
Employee on Intermittent FMLA
What is an employer to do should they experience an employee who is on intermittent FMLA and taking more time off than expected? We recommend to review the medical certification, and if there has been a lapse in time and more time off is being used toward FMLA, to initiate a conversation with the employee to determine View More