Who, What, Why . . .
Who does it apply to: Virtually all employers with employees of the opposite sex are subject to the Equal Pay Act (EPA).
What is the rule: Employers cannot pay one sex higher wages than the other for...more
Fifty years ago yesterday John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into law....more
What does “at-will” employment mean: You might be inclined to think that it means that employees serve at the will of the master, or at the master’s pleasure. While this historically makes sense, “at-will” employment is...more
Who does it apply to: In this edition, it varies according to the requirements of the particular law identified below. I am taking a short two-part break from my regular format to bring you the record keeping requirements...more
Who does it apply to: All employers who have employees or prospective employees that smoke....more
Melissa Nelson is “devastated” according to ABC News. She was fired from her job as a dental assistant after 10 years of service because her male employer found her attractive and felt termination necessary to protect his...more