Clear, legally valid job descriptions which include “essential job functions” are incredibly useful for many key functions in hiring and return-to-work programs. They are especially valuable during litigation over jobs requiring high skills and physical demands, most commonly found in utilities, police, and fire ... Read more.
Last year, Congress passed the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act as part of the Bipartisan Budget Act. The new law requires federal agencies to determine the last time penalties were increased and to publish updated penalties to adjust for inflation since that time ... Read more.
Workplace wellness programs can be an effective way to increase employee health and productivity while decreasing employee illness and leaves. This session reviews the various workplace wellness rules highlighting where they overlap, where they conflict, and where there are gaps ... Read more.