We are pleased to announce that EPRMA has partnered with Credential Check Corporation to provide World Class Screening Solutions to our members. Our association strongly encourages members to utilize background check at all levels of employees and has established this partnership to submit checks at reduced pricing through one on-line secure system. The bundle of [...]
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EPRMA Brief: The Fair Labor Standards Act
Following this week’s Supreme Court decision (Kasten v. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp.) in which the court sided with employees, ruling that workers can still sue if they suffer retaliation after making an oral, rather than written, complaint, we thought it might be a good time for a quick review [...]
ADAAA: What It Means for Employers
In September, 2008 President George Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) which became effective on January 1, 2009. Back in September of 2010 ADAAA cases began to reach the courts as the EEOC filed suits against three employers.
Most significant among the changes to the [...]
Does your business have a discrimination policy?
Every business needs a policy prohibiting discrimination and harassment in the workplace. It is a strong hedge against litigation, but more importantly, it is an important tool for eliminating conflict in the workplace that can mean lower productivity and the loss of valuable workers. Such a policy has to [...]
Background checks: considerations for employers
Background checks continue to be an important tool for employers in determining the right candidate for a job, particularly when dealing with security and high-trust positions. Such checks are a way for employers to make decisions about an applicant’s qualifications and character.
A number of services and sites will conduct employee background [...]
Roundup of 2008 legal cases with implications for employee liability.
Martin Lapointe, esq., has made a lifetime work of understanding the intricacies of the law, and for the last 18 years much of that ardour has turned toward employment law. Interview about EPRMA Helpline follows.