Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) is a concept which arose out of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, The Act prohibits employers with 15 or more employees from discriminating against individuals based on … Continue reading →
Many employers are aware of federal employment laws that apply to their organizations. However, a number of Florida businesses are unaware that certain state and local laws apply to their organizations and that these laws … Continue reading →
WHAT’S IN A NAME?
Your employee just came to you to announce she has changed her name. Maybe she got married, maybe she got divorced, or maybe she just didn’t like the name she had. Regardless, … Continue reading →
Year-end holidays are upon us and with them come some challenges for employers.
Employers, in their effort not to offend those who have differing beliefs, sometimes struggle with how to embrace year-end holidays. A generic … Continue reading →
For many companies, corporate dress codes have remained stagnant and unchanged for years. This frequently creates conflict in the workplace because younger generations of employees don’t understand why they can’t show tattoos, can’t wear jeans … Continue reading →
“You’re fired!” has become Donald Trump’s catchphrase thanks to the TV show, The Apprentice. However, when it actually comes to terminating someone, making such a blunt statement isn’t always in the best interest of the … Continue reading →
Life inevitably ends in death, leaving behind grieving family and friends. Anyone who is in business long enough will have to address the issue of death. Whether it’s the death of a family member, death … Continue reading →
One of the most difficult things manager and supervisors have to do is tell an employee they’re doing something wrong. All too often, the situation will be ignored until it becomes such a problem that … Continue reading →
Disabled Americans have been provided protection against workplace discrimination for almost 25 years. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and the more recent Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) apply … Continue reading →
A key employee has just announced that she is pregnant. On one hand, you’re happy for her but on the other, you may have concerns about whether or not she’ll be able to perform the … Continue reading →