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Florida’s New Mandatory E-Verify Law

Florida has enacted a new law that makes the use of E-Verify mandatory for all government employers and certain private employers. This will require changes in employers’ hiring to some extent beginning January 1, 2021. Read more here.… Continue Reading
July 8, 2020

Florida’s New Mandatory E-Verify Law

Florida has enacted a new law that makes the use of E-Verify mandatory for all government employers and certain private employers. This will require changes in employers’ hiring to some extent beginning January 1, 2021. Read more here. Continue Reading
July 8, 2020

Who’s Responsible for Providing Disability-Related Workplace Accommodations to Temporary Employees?

Many businesses use temporary workers placed by staffing agencies. But who is responsible when a temporary worker requests a disability accommodation?  The staffing agency and the business could both be responsible if they are acting as “joint employers” under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Staffing agencies commonly “employ” temporary workers: hire the workers, pay wages, provide any benefits,...… Continue Reading The post Who’s Responsible for Providing Disability-Related Workplace Accommodations to Temporary Employees? appeared first on Disability, Leave & Health Management Blog.
July 25, 2017

“You Can’t Fire Me, I Just Came Back From FMLA Leave.”

Contrary to apparent popular belief, employees who have recently taken leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) can be terminated for legitimate reasons unrelated to their FMLA leave.  Establishing a non-retaliatory termination in these circumstances can be challenging, however.  The timing of the termination alone can “look” retaliatory, and even a well thought...… Continue Reading The post “You Can’t Fire Me, I Just Came Back From FMLA Leave.” appeared first on Disability, Leave & Health Management Blog.
June 20, 2017