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Feb
6
Accommodating a disabled employee under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may seem to be a daunting task. While you want to enable an employee to perform their job, you also want to avoid excessive spending or inconvenience for the company and other em…
Feb
4
Your ability to perform credit checks on employees is coming under fire. Ten states, including Connecticut and Vermont, already have limits on an employers’ ability to use credit information in employment decisions. Soon the Equal Employment Opportunity …
Jan
31
When you were in elementary school you may have exchanged Valentines with each of your classmates. Then it was perfectly acceptable to give everyone a little box of candy and a card that said “Be Mine!” But the workplace is a completely different p…
Jan
17
Some businesses host “Flu Vaccination Clinics,” but can you make getting a flu vaccine mandatory? Some employers can require that their employees get a flu vaccination as long as they have an objective business reason to require the vaccine. If…
Jan
2
From the playground to the workplace, not everyone gets along. A growing number of states, including Massachusetts and Connecticut, have proposed workplace bullying legislation. Problematically, this legislation could expose employers to frivolous lawsuits…
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