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May
15
2018
Dear Littler

Dear Littler: Do We Have to Pay Our Summer Interns?

We plan to hire several local student interns to work for us this summer. Should we be paying them?
  • Wage and Hour
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination

May
2
2018
Dear Littler

Dear Littler: Will These Recruiting Ideas Help Me Meet Our Diversity Goals?

Our boss is really pushing for us to increase our number of diverse employees. My managers had a meeting to set some hiring targets and now we are evaluating some recruiting ideas.
  • Diversity & Inclusion Consulting
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination
  • Discrimination and Harassment

Apr
23
2018
Dear Littler

Dear Littler: How Should We Approach an Employee Showing Signs of Cognitive Decline?

We have an employee who is exhibiting signs of dementia or some other sort of cognitive impairment. Should we ask him what’s going on with his health?
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination

Mar
8
2018
Dear Littler

Dear Littler: We Have Bedbugs! Help! What do we do?

One of our employees noticed bedbugs in our office. Word is getting around, and people are freaking out. Based on where we found them, we believe we can identify the employee who introduced them to the workplace. What do we do now?
  • Workplace Safety and Health (OSHA & MSHA)

Feb
22
2018
Dear Littler

Dear Littler: Can I Immediately Fire a VP Based on Sexual Harassment Allegations?

An employee claimed our company's vice president sexually harassed her. Can I go ahead and terminate him immediately?
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination

Jan
24
2018
Dear Littler

Dear Littler: Is an Extended Leave of Absence a Reasonable Accommodation Required by the ADA?

An employee exhausted FMLA leave, now wants to take additional leave under the ADA. Since when is NOT working considered a reasonable accommodation?
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation

Jan
3
2018
Dear Littler

Dear Littler: Does Equity Compensation Count as Wages under Federal and California Law?

We need to hire some key personnel for our new tech company and we intend to offer them equity in the enterprise as compensation. Is this legal?
  • Wage and Hour
  • Emerging Technologies and Venture Capital
  • Littler X-celerator

Dec
6
2017
Dear Littler

Dear Littler: What Does Our Company Need To Do Before We Begin Using Biometric Timeclocks?

We are going to replace the punch-card timeclocks in our U.S. facilities with timeclocks that allow employees to “clock in” each day using their fingerprint. What do we need to keep in mind?
  • Workplace Privacy and Data Security

Nov
30
2017
Dear Littler

Dear Littler: 'Tis the Season…for Employer Holiday Gift-Giving Reminders

I’m in charge of our company’s party-planning committee. Is there anything we need to keep in mind for the annual holiday raffle and gift exchange?
  • Employment Taxes
  • Discrimination and Harassment

Nov
6
2017
Dear Littler

Dear Littler: Is an Employee's #MeToo Social Media Post a Harassment Complaint?

I work in HR and have a very modern-day dilemma. Does an employee's social media #MeToo post referencing her boss constitute a sexual harassment complaint?
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

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