Tag: FMLA

Train Managers to Avoid Retaliation

Complain about me to EEOC? I don’t think so. No raise for her. Sound like any of your managers? Retaliation is the dumbest thing managers and supervisors do.

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I Won’t Need a Job—After the Lawsuit

We laugh at the old saw, “No good deed goes unpunished.” Unfortunately, it’s no laughing matter when untrained supervisors and managers try to show that they are going to be good bosses.

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Do You Know about Presenteeism?

The concept of presenteeism is when employees are at work, but they are not as productive as they could be because they’re not feeling well. However, they’re not feeling sick enough to take a day off or they don’t have days off to take.

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Another Case Demonstrates Need for Appropriate Training

A warehouse maintenance worker who suffers from migraine headaches filed a suit against his former employer saying, among other things, that his supervisor retaliated against him for taking medical leave. The alleged retaliation included being denied certain refresher safety training.

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HR Case Illustrates the Need for Proper Training

By Kate McGovern Tornone In yesterday’s Advisor, BLR® editor Kate McGovern Tornone laid out the facts of a case where an HR manager wasn’t careful in communication. Today Tornone reveals the outcome of the case—and why it could’ve been prevented with good HR training.

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Train HR Managers to Watch What They Say (or E-Mail)!

By Kate McGovern Tornone Missteps on the part of HR can lead to legal hot water—and it’s important that your HR managers are trained properly. To illustrate this, BLR® editor Kate McGovern Tornone examines a recent court case.

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FMLA Fraud and Abuse: 5 More Training Tips

Yesterday’s Advisor provided five tips for training your supervisors on the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and how to prevent fraud and abuse. Today we’re providing five more tips on navigating this complex regulation.

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Training Supervisors to Target FMLA Fraud and Abuse

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can be complicated, and so can getting your supervisors on the same page when it comes to administering FMLA leave. Proper training can not only get your staff on the same page but it can also help them target potential abuse of FMLA.

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Some Manager Training could Have Prevented this FMLA Fiasco

By Kate McGovern Tornone The courts are full of cases where an employer gets in hot water over compliance issues—and the majority of them could have been prevented with proper training. Today, BLR® editor Kate McGovern Tornone writes on one such example: Had this manager been properly trained in Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) […]

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