February 27, 2018 | Curran Leahy-Lonigro, Esq.
We’re excited to tell you about a new development here on the Foley & Foley blog. Each week, we’ll be posting a “What Would Your Lawyer Do” article that will present our thoughts on an interesting employment law question. It may be an answer to a question that arises in your world all the time. […]
February 23, 2018 | Angela Snyder, Esq.
We work with HR departments all over the country, answering compliance questions everyday. Over time, we have come to recognize patterns and issues that seem to plague HR universally. One frequently raised issue: The incredibly painful intermittent FMLA. The DOL defines intermittent FMLA as leave taken in separate blocks of time for a single qualifying […]
February 14, 2018 | Angela Snyder, Esq.
Pay equity laws are not new. Federal law has prohibited pay discrimination for decades. However, current media attention to sex-based discrimination, including sexual harassment and pay inequities, has placed these issues in the spotlight. This focus creates new challenges—and opportunities—for compliance-minded employers to face this issue head-on, rather than waiting to defend a claim. Pay […]
February 7, 2018 | Angela Snyder, Esq.
As second semester begins, many undergraduates are considering their summer employment options, and many are looking for internships. In the past, this has been an area fraught with risk for unwary employers, particularly in labor friendly states like California and Massachusetts. The DOL is making a new push for the use of unpaid interns in […]