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- The Mailbag. Lessack, Susan K. // HR Specialist: Pennsylvania Employment Law;Jan2015, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p8
The article presents questions and answers related to labor laws in the U.S. including the need for job descriptions of employers, the legality of requiring employees to give their contact information as well as the concept of requiring employees to agree to mandatory arbitration.
- The Mailbag. Dellinger, Stephen // HR Specialist: North Carolina Employment Law;Dec2013, Vol. 7 Issue 12, p8
The article presents questions and answers related to employment law in the U.S. including the signing of policy manual, the installation of cameras in the production areas of a plant, and the law prohibiting a new job description with a lower wage.
- Tips to Avoid Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Lawsuits. // Vision Monday;10/20/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p66
The article offers tips to employers in the U.S. on how to avoid Fair Labor Standards Act lawsuits regarding overtime payment. Employers should always carry out an internal audit of jobs versus job description to determine who is eligible and not eligible for overtime works. When creating new...
- Ruling Provides Clarification of 'Supervisor' Status. // Vision Monday;6/18/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p68
The article analyzes the clarification issued by the U.S. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) concerning the job description for supervisory status. According to NLRB, supervisors are individuals who have the authority over subordinates, who can assign other employees to duties and are held...
- U.S. Department of Labor Proposes New Overtime Rules. Leventis Jr., James C. // Venulex Legal Summaries;2003 Q2, p1
The article focuses on the proposed regulations to update and revise the tests for determining which workers qualify for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act published by the U.S. Department of Labor on March 31, 2003. The proposed regulations would raise the salary threshold from...
- The Increasing Use of Bilingual Requirements in Classified Advertisements: A Questionable or Illegal Personnel Practice? Kohl, John P.; Stephens, David B. // Labor Law Journal;May88, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p307
The article examines the legality of the bilingual job specifications in classified advertisements in the U.S. Initial study of questionable and/or illegal job specifications involved a regional study of newspapers in the Southwest. In that 1984 study, 5.8 percent of all ads surveyed were deemed...
- Disability: Consider job changes, extra leave. // HR Specialist: California Employment Law;Nov2016, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p1
The article discusses a court case that reminds U.S. employers that disabled employees are entitled to reasonable accommodations that can include job modifications under California's Fair Employment and Housing Act. Topics include the Zapata versus Neil Jones Food case wherein employee Gracie...
- Job descriptions key to ADA compliance. // HR Specialist: California Employment Law;Nov2016, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p1
The article discusses a court case that reminds that U.S. employers must have accurate job descriptions that list essential and nonessential job functions, which is vital for Americans with Disabilities Act (ACA) compliance. Topics include the Naderi versus Sophos case wherein Greg accepted an...
- International. // People Management;07/25/96, Vol. 2 Issue 15, p13
Reports on developments in employee remuneration programs in the United States. Proposals to increase the scope of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA); Advantages of the bill for working parents; Passage of a bill that raise the minimum wage.