Timing is Everything

When it comes to discipline and termination, another Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) case has shown us that timing is everything. Tsige v. Marriott...

Un-VUCA Your Workplace

The U.S. Army War College introduced the acronym “VUCA” in 1987 to describe the post-Cold War world: Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous. Workplace experts have...

A Culture of Fairness Begets a Culture of Retention

A recent survey finds that nearly half of 4,000 respondents experienced retaliation when protesting about illegal conduct in the workplace. Is this happening in your...

Labor Department Issues Three New Opinion Letters

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced today that it has issued three new opinion letters that address compliance issues related to the Fair Labor...

Employment Law Changes for July 1, 2019

The following employment law changes take effect in the Western region of the United States today, July 1, 2019. Please contact Employers Council with any...