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May 18, 2017

Employee Leaves of Absence – General Compliance Rules

Employees may need to take time off from work for various reasons, including for their own medical situations or family emergencies. Federal and state leave laws require employers to provide employees with leave in certain situations.
October 20, 2016

Compliance Date Approaching for Employer-Sponsored Wellness Programs

In May 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) finalized rules for employer-sponsored wellness programs under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).
September 6, 2016

HR Q&A: Restoring Employees to Their Position after FMLA Leave

Upon return from Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave, an employee must be restored to his or her original position or to an equivalent position with equivalent pay, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment. An employee is entitled to reinstatement even if he or she was replaced during the leave or if the employee’s position was restructured to accommodate his or her absence. However, there are circumstances under which reinstatement is not required.
December 3, 2015

The ADA: 25 Years Later

On July 26, 1990, President George W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law. The ADA makes it illegal for an employer to […]