Weather-Related Attendance Issues – 2018

As discussed in a prior newsletter article, winter weather causes numerous issues, such as absences and office closures. This year,…

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Balancing Mental Health Accommodations with Workplace Policies

Millions of Americans live with mental illness and face the task of combating mental health impairments in their daily lives….

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Employer Notice for FMLA Leave

November 17th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employee Attendance, Employment Law, Family Leave, Human Resources

Under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), employees are required to provide their employer with notice that they need to…

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Unlimited Vacation Time

August 25th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Benefits, Employee Attendance, Employment Trends

America has long held the title for having one of the most hardworking workforces in the world. Compared with other…

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Working from Home While “Out Sick”

August 25th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employee Attendance, Sick Leave Laws

Technological advancements have greatly increased connectivity for people in different locations, which has, in turn, made it much easier for…

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Pregnancy Discrimination Enforcement Guidelines

July 16th, 2014 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, Disability, Discrimination, Employee Attendance, Employee Relations, Nursing Mothers, Pregnancy

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) just released guidelines for enforcement of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (“PDA”), in an effort to…

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Americans with Disabilities Act – Telecommuting as a Reasonable Accommodation

June 26th, 2014 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, Circuit Court Decisions, Disability, Discrimination, Employee Attendance

The “workplace” is not limited to the physical worksite provided by an employer. Its reach is expanding, and judges have…

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Family Medical Leave Act to Recognize Legally Married Same-Sex Couples

June 26th, 2014 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Discrimination, Employee Attendance, Family Leave, Gender/ Sex

The Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) recently announced a proposed rule that will extend…

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Weather-Related Attendance Issues

February 6th, 2014 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Emergency Office Closings, Employee Attendance, FLSA, Wages and Hours, Weather-Related Absences

November 2015 Given the challenging weather conditions of the current winter storm, many employers are faced with the tough decision…

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Why is it Important to Have an Employee Handbook?

A well-drafted employee handbook has many benefits, including: Legal Protection: The most vital benefit of having an employee handbook is…

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