EMPLOYEE COMPLAINTS OF CUSTOMER HARASSMENT

Employers and the public understandably focus on workplace harassment claims arising from co-workers’ or supervisors’ conduct.  However, an employer also may incur liability for unlawful workplace harassment perpetrated by an outsider, such as a customer or vendor. ...

IRS Releases 2019 Mileage Reimbursement Rates

The Internal Revenue Service released the standard mileage reimbursement rate for 2019.  You can see the IRS’s press release here.   For business expense reimbursement, the 2019 rate is $0.58 per mile. That’s up $0.035 from last year.  Reminder to...

U.S. DOL ISSUES NEW FMLA FORMS

Recently, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued new Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) forms.  Under the FMLA, employees who meet certain eligibility requirements generally may take up to 12 weeks of leave annually for reasons related to their own...
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