United Airlines Inc. has agreed to pay $1 million to settle a case with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) involving the rights of disabled workers. In the case, the EEOC alleged that United failed to provide fair accommodations for workers who were... read more
Employee or independent contractor? This issue has been a contentious one for years, with many saying employers frequently misclassify workers as independent contractors to avoid paying them full income and benefits. On July 15, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor... read more
Nursing home patients should never be prescribed a medication out of convenience, especially ones with great risks, like a psychotropic. However, a recent study performed by University of Michigan Geriatric Psychiatrist Donovan Maust found that seniors are getting... read more
Like it or not, social media has become an inescapable part of life. No place is immune from its influence – not even the workplace. In recent years, employers have used social media as a tool to screen and investigate workers and potential hires. Individuals and... read more
When’s the last time you took a vacation? If you’re like many American workers, you can’t remember. In 2013, American employees failed to take 4.9 of their allotted vacation days on average. Among those who did take all or part of their vacation time, 61% planned to... read more
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