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EEOC Settlements – Pre-employment Testing

CSX TRANSPORTATION TO PAY $3.2 MILLION TO SETTLE EEOC DISPARATE IMPACT SEX DISCRIMINATION CASE Railroad to Cease Challenged Physical Abilities Testing, Federal Agency Announces HUNTINGTON, W.V. – CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT) will pay $3.2 million and furnish other relief to settle a company-wide sex discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Oppor­tunity Commission (EEOC), [...]

By |2018-06-18T11:18:28+00:00June 18th, 2018|Business Ownership, Employees, Human Resources|0 Comments

Helpful Free Wage and Hour Law Videos

The US Department of Labor has recently made available some good animated educational videos explaining certain areas of the federal wage and hour law (FLSA). You can access these videos from our website https://aheadhr.com/hr-services/. We assist smaller employers with employment law compliance issues, including wage and hour.

By |2018-03-28T15:39:58+00:00March 28th, 2018|Employees, Human Resources|0 Comments

Federal Appeals Court Holds That It Is Illegal For Employers To Discriminate Against Transgendered Individuals

On March 7, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued an opinion holding that transgendered individuals are protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as discrimination against them is discrimination based on sex. The Sixth Circuit covers Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee. Employers in these states should consider [...]

By |2018-03-09T11:04:08+00:00March 9th, 2018|Business Ownership, Employees, Human Resources|0 Comments

December 14, 2017: A banner day for employers at the NLRB

As you have probably read, the now more employer-friendly NLRB recently overruled its 2015 decision in Browning-Ferris, a case which broadly expanded when two employers could be found to be joint employers of a group of employees under the NLRA. In Hy-Brand Industrial Contractors, the NLRB returned to its prior position that two employers may [...]

By |2017-12-19T12:04:16+00:00December 19th, 2017|Business Ownership, Employees, Human Resources|0 Comments

There is no free lunch for Employers

Employers should keep in mind that if they do not pay hourly (non-exempt) employees for a meal period, the employee must be completely relieved of duties during the non-compensated time. Additionally, the meal period must be at least 30 minutes. While this appears to be a reasonable rule, uncompensated meal periods and time worked before [...]

By |2017-09-07T11:06:03+00:00September 7th, 2017|Employees|0 Comments

BEWARE THE INFLEXIBLE LEAVE POLICY

Employers should be aware that the EEOC has taken the position that leave policies under which an employee’s employment is automatically terminated after a set number of days, or months, violate the ADA. Case in point: the EEOC sued Lowes last year for violating the ADA by failing to provide leave as an accommodation to [...]

By |2017-08-25T11:29:55+00:00August 24th, 2017|Employee Leave, Employees|0 Comments

Reefer Madness?

A court in Massachusetts has allowed an employee who tested positive for marijuana to continue her disability discrimination case against the employer who terminated her employment based on the positive drug test. The facts in the case are a little clouded: The employee, CB, was offered a job promoting food products in food stores for [...]

By |2017-07-31T04:36:16+00:00July 25th, 2017|Business Ownership, Employees, Human Resources|0 Comments

Kentucky Oaks Day 2017 at Churchill Downs is Friday, May 5th

Oaks Day (as we Louisvillians call it), which occurs the Friday before the Derby, is considered Louisville’s Local Day. However, it has gained popularity with out-of-towners over the years. This race is a Grade 1 stakes race for 3 year-old Thoroughbred Fillies and the winning horse is draped with a beautiful garland of Stargazer Lilies. [...]