EEOC SEEKS TO LIMIT WELLNESS PROGRAMS

On April 16, 2015, the Equal Opportunity Commission released proposed regulations under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), relating to voluntary “employee wellness programs.” These new rules come on the heels of a series of lawsuits by the EEOC challenging...

FIRING EMPLOYEES FOR MISCONDUCT DURING LEAVE

Many employers have struggled with the issue of disciplining an employee for misconduct while he or she is on a leave of absence under the California Family Rights Act (“CFRA”) and federal Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”). Employers legitimately fear that the...

PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO CFRA FINALIZED

2014, the Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) proposed amendments to the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) regulations. The Office of Administrative Law recently approved the new regulations, which incorporate recent changes to the federal Family and Medical...
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