Questions Can my employer install cameras in the workplace? Can my employer require me to take a psychological test before promoting me to management? Can my employer read my email? Can my employer fire me for personal opinions expressed on my blog or a social networking site? Wouldn't this violate the
If you are eligible for leave under the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), you are entitled to certain benefits, including the right to unpaid time off from work and continuation of health benefits. One of the most important rights under FMLA is also the right to return to the same position you held
Question: I work as a salesperson at a software company. I recently got a DUI when I was driving home from a night out with friends. I wasn't working at the time or driving my company car. But my license was suspended for a month, and after that I'll have a restricted license that doesn't allow me to
Under California law, employees have the right to inspect and copy certain documents in their personnel files. In addition, employees are entitled to inspect and copy their payroll records. Employees also have the right to receive copies of any employment documents they have signed. Former employees
Your employer is required by law to keep some tabs on you—including information on your wages and hours, workplace injuries and illnesses, and tax withholding, as well as records of accrued vacation and other benefits. That information is usually gathered in one place: your personnel file. These files
Some employers have fashioned comprehensive behavior codes for their employees, setting out the bounds of workplace behavior they consider professional. The dictate that gets caught in many workers’ craws is the prohibition against dating others in the workplace, sometimes quaintly referred to as fraternizing.
Can your employer search your desk drawers or locker? What about your purse or backpack, or even your pockets? Employers have the right -- and sometimes, the legal obligation -- to investigate misconduct and workplace problems. At the same time, employees don't forfeit all privacy simply by coming to