Jamie Cotter writes about the relevant Colorado statutes governing employee’s entitlements with respect to voting.
Employers increasingly are conducting criminal background checks on applicants and employees. Frank Neuner weighs in on this issue and how the EEOC is addressing.
Performance reviews are critical for maintaining a workplace of engaged, productive, effective employees.
This article discusses California becoming the latest state to enact a social media privacy law for employers and employees.
This article discusses a recent Kansas Court of Appeals case holding an employer cannot be liable for retaliatory discharge for firing an employee to avoid paying commissions owed under the Kansas Wage Payment Act.
Sue Willman identifies 10 “core” HR policies that all employers should to have in writing.
Phil Quatrochi discusses an important issue for Colorado employers. While many employers believe that any contract for employment must be in writing, employment contracts in Colorado can be created orally. Colorado employers, therefore, need to be aware of the types of casual or careless comments to an employee that may create an employment contract where none was intended.
Doug Weems discusses what to do when litigation happens. Although litigation risks can be minimized, litigation is a fact of life in the United States. Here are some suggested steps to take if you or your company is sued.
This article discusses a recent 8th Circuit case in which the Court rejected an ADA / FMLA lawsuit filed by an employee who was fired because the employer reasonably believed that the employee was refusing mandatory work to go to a casino to gamble.
Andrew Brought discusses an update on OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom), 29 CFR 1910.1200,and its significant facelift. By OSHA’s own estimate, over 5 million workplaces across the country will be affected by the revised regulations.