A woman hired to inspect Sony Electronics products before they were shipped lost her job after two days because the staffing agency that placed her “did not want anyone bumping into her.” She said she was really fired because she has a prosthetic leg. [Read more…]
Everyone’s heard about the shortage of good personnel to fill manufacturing jobs — but there’s a potential solution right under our noses. [Read more…]
When a truck driver who’d safely done his job for 2 1/2 years asked his employer to cut him a break because of his aching neck, the company refused — a decision that later cost it $80,000. [Read more…]
Here’s updated information on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s letter regarding the legality of requiring that a job applicant have a high school diploma.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently finalized the new rules on who’s considered disabled and how employers and supervisors must accommodate disabled workers.
One of the more common legal disputes between employers and employees involves disabilities and return-to-work rights. Now, the Dept. of Labor is offering a set of guidelines for employers on the best ways to handle disability issues – and avoid lawsuits.