Archive for Tag: Employment Law
Do I Have to Pay Employees for Meal and Break Periods?
Most employers know that encouraging employees to take breaks and step away from work can improve productivity, performance and even employee engagement. One thing that often trips up employers though is whether employees have to be paid during meal and break periods. The federal law regarding employee pay, the Fair Labor Standards Act has no […]
Do Employers Have to Give Employees Time Off to Vote?
When Do I Have to Provide a Final Paycheck to a Terminated Employee?
Which Federal Employment Laws Apply to My Company?
Understanding Workplace Discrimination
Providing Reasonable Accommodation for Disabled Employees Under ADA
Avoiding Issues with Pregnancy Discrimination
When you have a pregnant employee, it is important to understand the laws that provide protections relating to that employee’s employment. The federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) clarifies that discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions is a prohibited form of sex discrimination. The law requires employers to treat women affected by pregnancy […]