20 February 2024

The Groundhog’s Spring Forecast: Who Will Be Un...

In December 2023, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published its Fall 2023 Regulatory Agenda, which provides insight into what will be keeping DOL’s leadership and regulation writers busy early in 2024. Among the actions of interest to human resources professionals is an indication that the DOL plans to issue a final rule defining and […]

13 February 2024

Handling Generational Issues in the Workplace &...

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     February 21, 2024
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Rebecca Strauss and Sarah Willey discuss some unexpected issues that employers are dealing with when it comes to their younger employees who are just joining the work force.

07 February 2024

Episode 58 – What HR Can Learn from Contr...

Miller Johnson attorneys Rebecca Strauss and Sarah Willey use the example of Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin’s undisclosed absence to discuss how companies should handle employees who don’t disclose when they aren’t working. You can also listen to this and future episodes by subscribing to the “Lawyers Off the Clock” podcast on: Apple Podcasts Spotify Google […]

06 February 2024

DOL Publishes Industry Specific Guidance on PUM...

On December 29, 2022, President Biden signed into law the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Motions (PUMP) Act. (For more information, please read our Client Alert.) The PUMP Act requires employers to provide a reasonable amount of break time and a private, non-bathroom space to express milk as frequently as needed by the nursing […]

31 January 2024

What HR Can Learn from Controversy with Defense...

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     February 7, 2024
     8:00 am - 8:30 am

Miller Johnson attorneys Rebecca Strauss and Sarah Willey use the example of Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin’s undisclosed absence to discuss how companies should handle employees who don’t disclose when they aren’t working.

09 January 2024

The Time to Update Your Job Descriptions is Now

The importance of maintaining accurate job descriptions is often overlooked, and understandably so. Who has time to review dozens of job descriptions on top of everything else that needs to be done? Plus, employees know what their job duties are so why does it matter if a piece of paper is updated or not? As […]

LGBTQ+ Rights and Religious Accommodations
26 December 2023

(Sometimes) Irreconcilable Differences: LGBTQ+ ...

When Employers Are Stuck in the Middle Please note: This article is an updated version of our August 2022 blog post to reflect the changes made to the underlying “undue hardship” standard for religious accommodations in the Supreme Court’s 2023 decision Groff v. DeJoy. ***** Employers sometimes find themselves in the difficult position of dealing […]

13 December 2023

Episode 56 – Steps HR Should Follow When ...

Miller Johnson attorneys Rebecca Strauss and Sarah Willey continue the discussion on the steps HR should consider when considering ending employment of a worker. You can also listen to this and future episodes by subscribing to the “Lawyers Off the Clock” podcast on: Apple Podcasts Spotify Google Podcasts

12 December 2023

How To Handle Employees Who Disparage The Organ...

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     January 10, 2024
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Rebecca Strauss and Sarah Willey discuss what HR should and should not do when it comes to workers who post negative things online about their employer.

12 December 2023

Ring in the New Year: OSHA’s Updated Injury and...

More employers will be required to submit workplace injury and illness information to OSHA under a final rule released by OSHA, which takes effect on January 1, 2024. Currently, two groups of establishments are required to electronically submit information from their injury and illness records to OSHA once a year: Establishments with 250 or more […]