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NLRB Says Employers Cannot Ask Employees Not to Discuss Internal Investigations 7-20-15

July 23 2015, 6:12 pm

http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/nlrb-says-employers-cannot-ask-28157/ Bruce’s Summary: Recently the NLRB ruled that an employer violated an employee’s rights by using an interview form to REQUEST that the employee keep details of an ongoing investigation confidential. Time to change the standard form you’re using. “None of the information contained herein should be construed as legal advice, nor are Calvin Associates […]

DOL Issues Guidance Reminding Employers That “Most Workers Are Employees” 7-17-15

July 21 2015, 10:21 pm

 http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/dol-issues-guidance-reminding-employers-88092/ Bruce’s Summary: Recently the NLRB ruled that an employer violated an employee’s rights by using an interview form to REQUEST that the employee keep details of an ongoing investigation confidential. Time to change the standard form you’re using. “None of the information contained herein should be construed as legal advice, nor are Calvin Associates […]

An Employer’s Obligation to Follow up after Receiving a Medical Certification: Greater Than You Might Think 7-7-15

July 14 2015, 7:38 pm

http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/an-employer-s-obligation-to-follow-up-41213/ Bruce’s Preview: When an employee submits a certification for leave in compliance with FMLA the employer is faced with a decision to grant to the leave or not.  If the employee’s FMLA certificate clearly indicates that no leave is needed or the employee is clearly not entitled to leave the employer, may not have […]

Do You Know Who Your Employees Are? Foley & Lardner LLP – JDSupra 7-3-15

July 07 2015, 9:47 pm

http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/do-you-know-who-your-employees-are-91811/ Bruce’s Summary: How many employees did you have prior to the California Labor Commissioner’s Office’s new definition of an “employee” (determined in June) and how many do you have today? Keep in mind that a national franchisor is considered a joint employer of its franchisees’ employees (NLRB – August 2014). Do your own “totality […]