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Paying Most Sales Employees Purely on Draw and Commission No Longer Lawful In California

March 13 2017 Last month a California appellate court held that an employer violates California law by paying inside sales employees on a draw against commission…

Top Ten FMLA Leave Mistakes

July 1 2016 The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) grants unpaid, job-protected leave to eligible employees for specified family and medical reasons, also providing…

Using biometrics in the workplace

January 6 2014 In the past, employees rarely objected to having their picture taken for the company’s identification badge. But in this age of technology allowing…

Comprehensive FAQs For Employers On The COVID-19 Coronavirus

March 3 2020 Fisher Phillips has assembled a cross-Disciplinary task force of attorneys across the country to address the many employment-Related Issues facing…

“Pre-Shift” Does Not Mean “Before-Shift”: Are Your Pre-Shift Meetings Violating The FLSA?

March 1 2017 The popular workplace practice of holding a “pre-shift” meeting to set the tone of the workday and communicate important announcements can be very…

Age Is More Than A Number: Trends In Workforce Composition, Ageism, And Efforts To Address The Elephant In The Room

May 14 2020 Various factors have created a workplace phenomenon that is both underreported and underestimated: an Aging workforce and increasing incidence of age…

“Why You Gotta Be So Mean?” The Office Is No Place For Bullies

May 14 2020 Have you ever received a report that one of your employees is feeling bullied at work? If so, you are not alone. According to a recent Monster survey…

Current Trends In Combating Weight Discrimination In The Workplace

May 14 2020 Employers everywhere should be well-versed in the main federal civil rights laws, offering protection to your employees and applicants from workplace…

A Dealership’s Reopening Guide To The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

May 14 2020 When the Families First Coronavirus Response Act took effect on April 1 to address the COVID-19 pandemic, your dealership may very well have had to…

Have Your Dealership’s ADA Obligations Changed During The Pandemic?

May 14 2020 Over the past several weeks - or months, depending on where you are located - dealerships have had to quickly respond to challenges stemming from the…