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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
  • 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

Oct
24
2017
Dear Littler

Dear Littler: How Do You Address Employee Service Animal Accommodation Requests Under the ADA?

Employers hounded with questions about service animals should “sit” and “stay” as Peter Petesch (with a cameo appearance from service animal Mork) talks about accommodations under the ADA.
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation

Oct
16
2017
Dear Littler

Dear Littler: Can We Discipline An Employee Who "Took a Knee" During the Anthem?

Last night one of our team members “took a knee” during the national anthem before a company-sponsored game. His supervisor wants him disciplined for this conduct or at least transferred out of his department. Can we do that?
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination

Sep
19
2017
Dear Littler

Dear Littler: What employment law concerns should my organization be considering in response to adverse weather events?

There are a number of labor and employment concerns likely to affect employers in the aftermath of a natural disaster. In this video, we examine applicable issues such as leaves of absence, ADA accommodation, wage and hour concerns and payroll issues.
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation

Jul
19
2017
Dear Littler

Dear Littler: A potential new hire shaved his head after learning about our drug-testing policy. Now what?

We recently offered a position to a candidate. He had a reasonable amount of head hair at the time we offered the job. We require hair testing both for new hires, and for random screenings thereafter. He is now bald. What do we do?
  • Hiring, Performance Management and Termination
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks
  • Workplace Privacy and Data Security

Jun
16
2017
Dear Littler

Dear Littler: Do I Really Have to Let an Employee Bring an “Emotional Support Pig” to Work?

One of our employees here in Iowa has requested to bring a pet pig to work for “emotional support” purposes. A pig! In a factory! Do I need to entertain her request? And if so, what do I tell other employees?
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation

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