Who does it apply to: The law applies to all employers with 15 or more employees.
What is the issue: It is against the law to discriminate against an employee or a prospective employee based on a disability the person...more
On December 17, 2012, the EEOC handed down its Strategic Enforcement Plan for FY 2013 – 2016. The following areas were identified as focus points for enforcement...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
One of my dental practice clients called this week to inquire about an idea they heard of recently called a “working interview.” The idea is to have an hygienist come in for a couple of days to find out whether they are good...more
Who, What, Why . . .
Who does it apply to: Every employer who has or intends to hire unpaid interns.
When must an intern be paid: All “employees” of a business must be paid at least minimum wage unless they are a...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