November 2019: Burch, Porter & Johnson News & Updates

November 6, 2019

Legal Matters: News from the Firm

Burch, Porter & Johnson shares recent happenings and updates, from global networking for client benefits to attorney recognition in the community.

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October 2019 Your Business & the Law: A Labor & Employment Newsletter

October 31, 2019

This month, find out what's going on the the Supreme Court and LGBT Employees, if FMLA affects the termination of an employee, and if you need to provide employees with physical paychecks anymore.

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Leave Law Tip of the Month: Can you Terminate an Employee for Taking a Vacation During Medical Leave?

September 25, 2019

While it may seem to be an abuse of leave (FMLA or other) for an employee to take a vacation while out on medical leave, employers should avoid jumping to disciplining or terminating without a thorough examination of the facts and circumstances.

by Jennifer S. Hagerman

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Four Missteps to Avoid in Job Interviews

September 25, 2019

When recruiting new talent to your company, there are a myriad of topics you should avoid in the process of determining whether a person is a good fit for the position. The safest and most effective way to interview is to focus closely on whether the candidate meets the criteria for the open position.

by Sarah E. Stuart

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When to Grant Sabbath Time Off as a Religious Accommodation

September 24, 2019

Employers who are open for business on the weekend often face the dilemma of scheduling workers when some take the position that they cannot work on their religion’s Sabbath. This article will provide some guidance on how to solve this dilemma.

by Lisa A. Krupicka

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Leave Law Tip of the Month: When is Offering Leave Required as An ADA Accommodation?

August 22, 2019

Do you and your employees know when leave is an acceptable accommodation under the ADA?

by Lisa A. Krupicka

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Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace: A Potential Minefield for Employers

August 22, 2019

Resist the urge to speculate; focus on performance and talk to your employee.

by Gary S. Peeples

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Workplace Violence: What can Employers Do?

August 22, 2019

It depends on your business, but here are some steps to consider.

By Jennifer Shorb Hagerman

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July 2019 Your Business & the Law: A Labor & Employment Newsletter

July 24, 2019
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