Upcoming FMLA Change – Does It Apply to You?

In the ever-changing and fast paced professional world we work in, one thing we must always be aware of is how our polices and procedures reflect the constantly evolving culture we live in. Federal and State labor and employment law is therefore, always changing and being updated to adapt and change to mirror these factors. ¬† (more…)

Nuts-and-Bolts: Federal Discrimination Law Update

Many employers are required by law to adhere to either state or federal employment law governing anti-discrimination in the workplace. Factors determining these requirements include organization size, industry, and location, but the guidelines remain fairly consistent across the board. The U.S.¬†Department of Labor recently announced that Federal Contractors will be prohibited from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender. This change is to take effect on April 4, 2015. (more…)