Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) policies have been
the subject of many changes over the past several years. The FMLA entitles an
eligible employee to take up to 12 weeks (and in some situations 26 weeks) of
unpaid leave during a 12-month period...
The City of Phoenix added "sexual orientation" and
"gender identity or expression" to the groups of protected classes under local
law. The non-discrimination provisions prohibit discrimination in (1) employment;
(2) public accommodations;...
I will wait to draft the detailed post once the Supreme
Court has actually ruled, but for those who are following SCOTUS oral
arguments, one of the big employment cases of this term was heard on Nov. 25.
Here is what you need to know about Vance v...
I spoke this morning at a roundtable discussion regarding
the use of criminal record information obtained through background checks and
also data privacy and security at a Human Resources Committee roundtable hosted
by the American Council of
For those employees who did not dutifully fill out their
early voting ballot, the question companies often ask is: Do
companies/employers have to give their employees time off to vote?
The answer: Look to the applicable state law. In
FOIA requests just got easier... for some of us. FOIAonline went live on October 1, 2012, and allows FOIA requests to be submitted online to the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Commerce (except the US Patent and Trademark Office), the...
I spoke at the Arizona Self-Insurers Association (ASIA) IMPACT 2012 Conference at the Tempe Buttes on Thursday. I always forget how gorgeous this location is - as its entrance is tucked away near Tempe Diablo Stadium. By the time I arrived on Thursday...