Cautionary Note for Kentucky Employers Regarding Arbitration Agreements

Many employers have most likely read recent references about the use of arbitration agreements with employees. The use of such agreements may be a nationwide trend (the Economic Policy Institute reports that 56% of non-union private-sector employees are subject to mandatory individual arbitration procedures). However, employers in Kentucky must take note of a Kentucky Supreme [...]

By |2019-02-11T10:13:41-04:00February 11th, 2019|Business Ownership, Human Resources|Comments Off on Cautionary Note for Kentucky Employers Regarding Arbitration Agreements

The EEOC Seems To Have A Current Focus On Pregnancy Discrimination

The EEOC has reported all of the below actions in the past 60 days:   PruittHealth-Raleigh, LLC, a Georgia corporation doing business as a nursing and rehabilitation center in Raleigh, violated federal law when it refused to accommodate the pregnancy-related work restriction of a certified nursing assistant and forced her to resign, the U.S. Equal [...]

By |2018-04-20T09:08:53-04:00April 19th, 2018|Human Resources|Comments Off on The EEOC Seems To Have A Current Focus On Pregnancy Discrimination

Employee who attended Beyonce concert while on FMLA has to face the music

MJ was a marketing manager for BNSF, a railway company, and had been so employed since 2002. She was having some difficulty keeping up with her workload, and was put on a performance improvement plan on April 25, 2016. She did not agree with being put on such plan. On May 2, 2016, MJ reportedly [...]

By |2017-09-28T10:39:55-04:00September 28th, 2017|Human Resources|Comments Off on Employee who attended Beyonce concert while on FMLA has to face the music