People Risk Management Today
Question We’ve recently learned that one of our employees is planning to leave the company and has been applying for positions elsewhere. Can we terminate them? Answer Terminating employment because...Read More
With the recent addition of Connecticut, eight states and a number of municipalities have passed laws prohibiting race-based hair discrimination, also known as natural hair discrimination. CROWN (Creating a Respectful...Read More
Question The parents of a recently terminated employee have called us several times asking us why their son was fired. Are we required to discuss the matter with them? Answer...Read More
Question One of our employees was arrested today. Can we terminate their employment? Answer We would recommend against terminating employment simply on the basis of an arrest. For one thing,...Read More
Question Can I require employees to turn on their cameras during meetings? Answer Yes, generally, you can require employees to have their webcam on during meetings. You may, however, want...Read More
Our company is closing today due to inclement weather. Are we required to pay employees for this day?
The answer depends on whether the employees are exempt or nonexempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Exempt employees must still be paid when you close due to inclement weather....Read More