14 Top HR Resolutions for 2014

By | December 18th, 2013 | News » Leave a comment

Last week, attorney Christine Cave joined with other Human Resource Professionals in Oklahoma City to discuss the top 14 Human Resource priorities/resolutions for 2014. The presentation was made to nonprofits in Oklahoma through the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits. The resolutions reflected the collective judgment of the team and included: 1. Learn to use the internet […]

Employer’s Denial of a Request for Bereavement Leave may be form of Religious Discrimination

By | September 20th, 2013 | General, News » Leave a comment

Most employers know that it is illegal to discrimination against applicants or employees based on the individual’s religion. But what is a “religion”? Employers may be surprised to learn that a person’s religion under the law includes any sincerely held moral, ethical or religiously inspired belief that “meaningfully occupies a place in the life of […]

Department of Labor Clarifies who can take FMLA Leave Related to “Son or Daughter”

By | June 22nd, 2010 | General » Leave a comment

The Department of Labor today issued an administrator’s interpretation, attempting to define just who is a “son or daughter” of an employee seeking to take FMLA-protected leave. The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) requires an employer to provide up to 12 weeks of job-protected leave for an employee needing leave “[b]ecause of the birth [or […]

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