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Corporate Services, Inc. News (2012)

Employers Must See Big Picture Around 'De Minimis' Time

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires employers to accurately record the hours their employees work and to compensate them for each of those hours. While this mandate appears simple enough, there are several traps an employer can fall into with regard to accurately recording the time that an employee actually works.more

FLSA: Making Sense of On-Call and Waiting Time

Here is a rundown on two lesser-known sections of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that every human resources professional with non-exempt staffers should know about: on-call time and waiting time.more

EEOC Approves Strategic Enforcement Plan

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced its approval of a Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP) that establishes agency priorities and integrates all components of the EEOC's private, public, and federal sector enforcement activities. The final SEP includes some significant differences from the draft plan released in September.more

Tenth Circuit Upholds Employee Termination Two Days After FMLA Leave Request

The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals (Kansas,et al.) recently clarified that discharging an employee within two days of a request for medical leave does not by itself establish a violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) if there is uncontroverted evidence that the employee would have been discharged in the absence of the leave request.more

Accommodation Does Not Mean Satisfying an Employee's Every Desire

A recent case from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (Ill., et al.) concerning one Latice Porter, a data entry specialist in the Field Services Section of the Chicago Police Department, affirms an often-cited precedent on the limits of reasonable accommodation.more

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