NYC Mandates Employers Allow Temporary Schedule Changes

As of July 18, 2018, employers in New York City must allow their employees to request two temporary schedule changes per calendar year for “personal events”. The law request alteration in the hours, times, or location of work, including, but not limited to using short-term unpaid leave, paid time off, working remotely, or swapping or…

Lessons Learned from the 2017-2018 Flu Season

A particularly virulent influenza strain, H3N2, was responsible for a record number of illnesses, hospitalizations and deaths this winter. U.S. health officials say that flu-related hospitalizations were the highest they’ve been in 10 years. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that there were almost 82 laboratory-confirmed influenza-associated hospitalizations per 100,000 population, breaking records…

Your EEOC Responsibilities as an Employer

Employers have a responsibility to protect the rights of employees suffering from a mental health condition. Depression, PTSD & Other Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace: Your Legal Rights” is a summary of an individual’s rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. The document is published by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission…