Is it Time to Update Your Time & Attendance Policy?

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Issues with employee time & attendance can show up in any number of ways. Or, managers might suspect that time fraud is taking place. When there are time & attendance issues, many HR professionals find themselves needing to take the lead in order to solve them.

Employers’ Flu Worries Go Beyond Germs, Attendance

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Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and some state laws prohibit discriminating against employees because of their religious beliefs. Not all cases of the flu entitle an employee to time off under the FMLA, but a question-and-answer sheet from the U.S.

Webinar Every California Employer Should Attend

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California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) prohibits discrimination and harassment based on protected classes. While most workplace discrimination lawsuits end in settlements, these settled cases open the door for similar claims by other employees. Time: 10 a.m. –

“No Fault” Attendance Policies Must be Managed

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Make sure your attendance policy is well written and covers ADA and FMLA absences. The EEOC got involved and a consent decree was issued that made amends for what was termed “systemic disability discrimination.”

Can an employer require proof of religion for time off requests?

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Background scenario: George requested time off but was denied by his manager due to scheduling demands. Shortly afterwards, George explained to his manager that he intended to be part of a religious celebration that day, and that denying him time off would be religious discrimination.

New Workplace Legal Issue: Discrimination by Association

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We all know that the Americans with Disabilities Act makes its unlawful for an employer to discriminate against an individual on the basis of his or her disability. Discrimination by association protects those who associate with members of any other protected class. By Eric B. Meyer.

What is National Origin Discrimination?

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According to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, national origin discrimination includes any discrimination based on the person’s place of birth, cultural heritage, accent, or native language. For Employers: Avoiding National Origin Discrimination.

Caregivers are protected from associational discrimination

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Caregivers of disabled infants are protected under the ADA from associational discrimination. I have written a couple of times about associational discrimination as you can find here and here. What is associational discrimination you ask? Sick baby equals bad attendance.

NJ advances bill that would ban confidentiality provisions in any settled discrimination claim

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I had a great time presenting. If you couldn’t attend in person and want to see what you missed, here is a copy of the slide deck. So, why would an employer ever agree to settle a discrimination case on such one-sided terms? . Photo by Kristina Flour on Unsplash.

Which Non-Discrimination Policies to Include in an Employee Handbook

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They also make it easier for you and your management team to prevent discrimination and the complaints that may result. Written non-discrimination rules might also limit your liability in the event of a complaint, as you will have a record of your efforts to prevent discrimination. If you’re wondering which non-discrimination policies to include in an employee handbook, we’ve got you covered. Types of Non-discrimination Policies to Include in an Employee Handbook.

Religious Discrimination Hazards on the Rise

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Religious discrimination hasn’t been a major concern for employers in recent years. Segal, a partner at Duane Morris, also noted that employers have experienced an increase in religious discrimination claims in recent years. The same goes for paid-time-off days.

Beware eldercare-discrimination claims

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Unlike childcare, however, eldercare responsibilities generally increase over time as the person cared for ages, and eldercare can be much less predictable than childcare because of health crises that typically arise. We not only have our children to which to attend, but also our parents.

Timing Is Everything—and Sometimes Bad Timing Can Be Costly

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English mentalist Tony Corinda once said, “Good timing is invisible. Bad timing sticks out a mile.” ” A federal judge in New Orleans recently rejected an employer’s request to dismiss its former employee’s pregnancy discrimination case.

FMLA: California Employer Put Up with Performance, Attendance Issues Long Enough

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In addition to her attendance issues, she was frequently tardy and became a poor performer. AT&T warned her several times that she would be suspended if her attendance and performance didn’t improve. Monica Cannot Maintain a Disability Discrimination Claim.

Disability Discrimination: Terminated Cancer Survivor’s ADA Claim Fails, Part 2

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8th Circuit Court of Appeals (which covers Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota) recently affirmed a district court’s ruling that an employee failed to establish a case of disability discrimination and retaliation. start time.

Did Supervisor Discriminate Against Reservist Due to Possibility of Deployment?

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An Army reservist claimed that he was discriminated against after informing his supervisor about the possibility of an upcoming deployment. . The post Did Supervisor Discriminate Against Reservist Due to Possibility of Deployment?

8 Reasons to Attend WorkHuman 2018

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As we get closer to April, we’re sharing our top 8 reasons to attend (and a tool to help get your manager on board): 1. The keynote lineup is comprised of activists, celebrities, New York Times best-selling authors, and some of the most inspiring thought leaders in the business.

5 Tips for Creating an Airtight Time and Attendance Policy

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It’s up to management to set clear attendance expectations and take action when employees are pushing the boundaries. Here are some ways you can clearly define the dos and don’ts of your attendance policy, so that everyone in the company is on the same page. However, if your staff needs to be in the office for a certain length of time each day, then you’ll need to set specific work hours and inform your entire workforce. Define paid vs. unpaid time off.

There’s No Place in the Workplace for Discrimination and Harassment

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Did you know that retaliation, disability and sex discrimination/harassment comprised more than half of the 65,388 employment complaints filed in California in 2014? Although most workplace discrimination and harassment lawsuits end in settlements, these settled cases cost significant money to resolve and open the door for similar claims by employees. “A Webinar: Avoiding Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace. Time: 10 a.m. – Can’t attend?

Was Attendance an Essential Job Function for AT&T Customer Service Rep?

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An AT&T customer service representative (CSR) recently filed a lawsuit against her employer citing disability discrimination, but the employer, citing attendance as an essential job function of her position, claimed she was terminated for her frequent absences. by James D. Cockrum.

Your temporary workers can probably sue you for discrimination

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Last week, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals daintily dabbed the Cheez Whiz from their cheeseteak holes and voted provolone out of Philadelphia took up the issue of whether a company with which a staffing company places temporary workers can be sued for discrimination.

NJ advances bill that would ban confidentiality provisions in any settled discrimination claim

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I had a great time presenting. If you couldn’t attend in person and want to see what you missed, here is a copy of the slide deck. Senate Bill 121 ( here ) would make it unlawful for an employer to enforce any employment contract or settlement agreement against an employee, where the agreement has the purpose or effect of concealing the details relating to any claim of discrimination, retaliation, or harassment. Discrimination and Unlawful Harassment New Jersey

Turns Out, There Is Political Discrimination and Harassment Too

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Seven or so years ago, I was asked to teach a course for a client regarding discrimination and harassment prevention. Laws prohibiting political affiliation discrimination differ depending on location and on public or private sector employment.

What Non-Discrimination Policies to Include in an Employee Handbook

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They also make it easier for you and your management team to prevent discrimination and the complaints that may result. Written non-discrimination rules might also limit your liability in the event of a complaint, as you will have a record of your efforts to prevent discrimination. If you’re wondering which non-discrimination policies to include in an employee handbook, we’ve got you covered. Types of Non-discrimination Policies to Include in an Employee Handbook.

U.S. women’s soccer players file official pay discrimination complaint with EEOC

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This week, they made their complaint official, filing a federal wage discrimination charge with the EEOC. . According to a story in the New York Times , five members of the team — goalie Hope Solo, co-captains Carli Lloyd and Becky Sauerbrunn, forward Alex Morgan and midfielder Megan Rapinoe — said they earned as little as 40% of what players on the United States men’s national team earned even as they marched to the team’s third World Cup championship last year.

Does Facebook Facilitate Age Discrimination in Job Ads?

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We don’t call this age discrimination because, theoretically, old people (defined legally as over 40) are allowed to attend college and would be eligible to apply for such job. Is that significantly different than running a help wanted ad on Facebook and limiting it to people ages 18 to 24, as UPS recently did for a part-time package handler job? Who are the people most likely to want a part-time package handling job?

Yes, you may have discriminated against your employee by denying his lateral-transfer request

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When is a lateral transfer a discrimination lawsuit? Remember that time I blogged about an employee who potentially had a discrimination claim for receiving the specific transfer he requested. Allow me to explain. cue music ].

The #1 Way Small and Medium Businesses Save Time

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Think back to some of the most time-consuming activities you’ve undertaken for your business. A major study from earlier this year shows that small and medium sized business owners consistently underestimate the amount of time and energy required to run their HR functions in-house.

There’s No Place in the Workplace for Discrimination and Harassment

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Did you know that retaliation, disability and sex discrimination/harassment comprised more than half of the 65,388 employment complaints filed in California in 2014? Although most workplace discrimination and harassment lawsuits end in settlements, these settled cases cost significant money to resolve and open the door for similar claims by employees. “A Webinar: Avoiding Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace. Time: 10 a.m. – Can’t attend?

1.7 million reasons to reconsider issuing attendance points for medically-related absences

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Burger Time and Astrosmash…who’s with me, Millennials! According to the press release, the EEOC concluded that the employer “discriminated against individuals with disabilities by disciplining and discharging them according to its nationwide policies to issue attendance points for medical-related absences; not allowing intermittent leave as a reasonable accommodation; and not allowing leave or an extension of leave as a reasonable accommodation.”

Time’s Up: Employee’s Performance Issues Complicated by Serious Illness

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Employee Fails to Timely Complete Work. During her 90-day performance evaluation, her supervisor, “Janet,” informed her that her attendance was worrisome, noting she was often late for work or absent. Employer Gives Employee Time, But Timeliness Issues Resurface.

Disability Discrimination: Terminated Cancer Survivor’s ADA Claim Fails, Part 1

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8th Circuit Court of Appeals (which covers Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota) recently affirmed a district court’s ruling that an employee failed to establish a case of disability discrimination and retaliation. start time. start time.

That EEO-1 you just filed will look a lot different next time. Oh, good…

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Plus, folks who attend my sessions will receive a raffle ticket. The new data will improve investigations of possible pay discrimination, which remains a contributing factor to persistent wage gaps. . Discrimination and Unlawful HarassmentEEO-1’s, open enrollment.

#HotInHR: Men & Women Act Same, Treated Differently; Book Time-off Using Alexa, WeWork + Lord & Taylor?

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How Black Americans See Discrimination (NPR). One of the paradoxes of racial discrimination is the way it can remain obscured even to the people to whom it’s happening. HotInHR: Men & Women Act Same, Treated Differently; Book Time-off Using Alexa, WeWork + Lord… Click To Tweet. Employees will book time off using Alexa-style devices – (Computer Weekly). What's Hot in HR Co-Workplace Diversity Gender Bias HR tech Retail Time-off

That EEO-1 you just filed will look a lot different next time. Oh, good…

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Plus, folks who attend my sessions will receive a raffle ticket. The new data will improve investigations of possible pay discrimination, which remains a contributing factor to persistent wage gaps. . Discrimination and Unlawful HarassmentEEO-1’s, open enrollment.