Ask Nancy: What can employers gain by offering sick leave?

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In the wake of the anxiety over the swine flu outbreak, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended that anyone with flu symptoms stay home from work and school. President Obama reiterated this advice, as well, during a press conference the week of April 30, 2009. “I know it sounds trivial,” the president said,… Read more »

Ask Nancy: Is it true age discrimination claims are on the rise?

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As layoffs are occurring throughout the U.S., claims of age discrimination are soaring. First, we must review age discrimination law: The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) protects individuals who are 40 years of age or older from employment discrimination based on age. The ADEA’s protections apply to employees and applicants alike. Under… Read more »