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Vaccines in the Workplace: A Practical Guide for Employers

USA - December 16 2020 With the COVID-19 vaccine finally becoming a reality, healthcare employers, who were first to receive the vaccine for distribution to their workforce…

Cloth Masks: PPE or Not PPE? That Is the Question

USA - December 9 2020 With apologies to William Shakespeare, these past couple of weeks have been rather confusing, with two of the major federal agencies leading the…

CDC Decreases COVID-19 Quarantine Period: What This Means for Employers

USA - December 2 2020 On Wednesday, December 2, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revised its recommended quarantine period for those individuals…

Go Phish: Preying on Vulnerable Job Seekers

USA - November 19 2020 As if 2020 wasn’t bad enough, it seems scammers have begun preying upon some of the most vulnerable and desperate: unemployed job seekers. A few…

It’s The Holiday Season - Can Employers Restrict Personal Travel?

USA - November 11 2020 It’s that time of year when many folks look forward to seeing family members near and far. In the context of the pandemic, however, the CDC and many…

Here’s What Not to Do When Faced With Union Organizing Activity

USA - November 4 2020 One of the many services we provide to our clients is training on how to respond effectively to union organizing activity. In short, we provide the…

Extraordinary Employee Excuses: Attendance Is Not An Essential Job Function of a Greeter?

USA - October 21 2020 In my occasional series of blog posts involving I-can’t-believe-they-said-that employee excuses, here’s one that made my jaw…

#NoHelmetsAtWork

USA - October 14 2020 We have officially entered the age in which we don’t just live in social bubbles. We now are encasing ourselves in actual bubbles with special air to…

Does the DOL Really Know Its Own FMLA Regulations?

USA - October 6 2020 OK, I’m a bit of a nerd about the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and its regulations. And I would expect the Department of Labor to be the same…

Workplace Drama = Workplace Harassment?

USA - October 1 2020 Oh, the drama! A couple of recent cases warn employers that drama that happens in the workplace may give rise to liability for workplace harassment…