Employment Agreements should be called Agreement Employment Agreements because the agreement comes before there is employment for use after employment.
Here are five factors you should consider (so maybe they should be called Consider 5 Agreements Employment Agreements):
If continuous background checks are in your future, you need to consider the following in the now:
Service animal pop quiz (yes/no):
Peter Petesch at our partner Littler, suggests, among other things in this SHRM article, covering the following when handling service animal requests:
And for those of you in Philadelphia, a BONUS Littler workshop on September 6, Doggy Dilemmas: Accommodating Service Animals for Employees and Customers, complete with a demonstration from Canine Companion's assistance dog Mork.
A customer is asked to leave a restaurant because of their political affiliation. A baker refuses to make a wedding cake for a gay couple. A cashier won't check a customer out because of the t-shirt the customer is wearing.
Quoting David Byrne: "And you may ask yourself, well, how did I get here?"
To which Benjamin Franklin might respond: "By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail."
So, go Boy Scout and be prepared.
Spend 20 minutes with Ruthie Goodboe from our author Ogletree Deakins as she discusses employer work rules and employee handbook policies and practices in the podcast What's the deal with employee handbook rules?
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