As more states legalize recreational and medical marijuana, employers and employees alike have questions about workplace drug policies and practices that may be outdated in light of recent legislative action.
For employers to have maximal protection, their policies and procedures should reflect the most recent updates and changes in employment regulations.
Austin employers can take paid sick leave off their worry lists. After a new paid sick leave law was passed in Austin earlier this year, the 3rd Court of Appeals in Austin has ruled that the city’s new law was unconstitutional.
‘Tis the season for the annual office holiday party planning. The idea is a good one: express your gratitude to the hard-working team. The reality, however, can often lead to harassment claims, employee injuries, and HR headaches.
The WORLD Policy Analysis Center’s recent report on paid parental leave noted that out of the 34 industrialized member countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the United States is the only country without guaranteed nationwide paid parental leave for mothers.
The 20th annual observance of Take Your Dog to Work Day is Friday, June 22, 2018. The event was created by Pet Sitters International to celebrate companion dogs and promote their adoptions. Since creating the event, PSI has encouraged employers across the United States and around the globe to open their doors to employees’ dogs for one summer Friday each…
On May 14, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a 25-year old federal law that largely outlawed sports betting outside Nevada. In Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, the Supreme Court held the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) — which prohibited states from authorizing sports gambling — was unconstitutional. In ruling that the PASPA impermissibly violated New Jersey’s…
This month, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that employees who work as service advisors at car dealerships are exempt from coverage under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), meaning that such employees are not entitled to receive overtime pay.