Generally speaking, if you issue an employee FMLA paperwork and they refuse to return a certification to you, you’ll want to address this noncompliance.
The Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor issued its first opinion letters in nearly a decade this past Thursday. Opinion letters contain meaningful compliance assistance from the Department of Labor, and are responses to real-world questions posed by employers to the DOL.
Wage and Hour issues present among the highest risks of litigation to any employer. But as we’ve said before, “sometimes it’s costly to be correct.” You might want to sit down for this one.
Since last summer, over thirty class action lawsuits have been filed against Illinois employers alleging violations of the Illinois Biometrics Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”).
As an employer, you’re regularly challenged to develop new and unique ways to motivate employee performance and productivity incentive-based compensation.