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PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICALS: EMPLOYERS BEWARE

PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICALS: EMPLOYERS BEWARE

Posted by Melissa Fleischer, Esq. on May 21st 2014

PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICALS: EMPLOYERS BEWARE Recently, the EEOC decided to breathe some life into the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act by taking a much more aggressive approach to the Genetic … read more
FMLA CHECKLIST FOR COMPLIANCE

FMLA CHECKLIST FOR COMPLIANCE

Posted by Melissa Fleischer, Esq. on May 20th 2014

Without a doubt, one of the most legalistic and complicated of the employment laws is clearly the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”). I have found that there are really ten easy steps that HR shoul … read more
IS TELECOMMUTING A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION UNDER THE ADA?

IS TELECOMMUTING A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION UNDER THE ADA?

Posted by Melissa Fleischer, Esq. on May 18th 2014

Is Telecommuting a Reasonable Accommodation under the ADA? Recently, the Sixth Circuit in EEOC v. Ford Motor Company,  held that it might be. In this case, Jane Harris, an employee with irritable … read more
IS IT LAWFUL TO HIRE AN UNPAID SUMMER INTERN?

IS IT LAWFUL TO HIRE AN UNPAID SUMMER INTERN?

Posted by Melissa Fleischer, Esq. on May 2nd 2014

As summer approaches, you may be wondering whether your organization should hire an unpaid intern this summer. Sounds like a great idea. You get top notch talent at no cost. But beware of what this me … read more