An employee has been called up to the National Guard. How do we handle their leave?

Under the federal Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act...

We’re currently being inundated with unsolicited resumes. Do we need to keep all of them?

You can keep or discard unsolicited resumes, but your practice should be...

Can we deny an employee’s use of accrued vacation time?

Yes, the decision to approve or deny the use of accrued vacation time is up...

Does “at-will employment” mean we can terminate without risk?

No, termination always comes with some risk, even when the employment is...

I am a private employer. Does the FFCRA apply to me if I have more than 500 employees? How do I count them?

No, if you are a private employer and employ more than 500 employees, the...

How Do I Make a Telecommuting Policy?

Although some employers will be comfortable sending everyone home with their...

I’m Concerned About the Cost of Unemployment as Well as How to Advise Employees About It. Any Help?

Remember that you don’t pay unemployment insurance (UI) claims directly....

How Are We Supposed to Pay for the Sick Leave and FMLA Leave Mandated by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act?

To take immediate advantage of the paid leave credits, businesses can retain...