Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb issued an Executive Order on March 23, 2020 for all citizens in the state to stay in their place of residence, except for allowed activities. The Order is in effect from 11:59 p.m. on March 24, 2020 until 11:59 p.m. on April 6, 2020. Subject to exceptions, all public and private gatherings of any number of people occurring among persons not part of a single household are prohibited.
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued an Executive Order on March 23, 2020 for all citizens in that state to remain at their place of residence to the maximum extent feasible. The order takes effect on March 24, 2020 at 12:01 am, and continues through April 13, 2020 at 11:59 pm.
With the Coronavirus pandemic human resource professionals, business owners and those in management are being called on to make decisions almost hourly. This pages includes a few helpful links to state and federal agencies.
On December 13, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board (the Board) announced major changes to its union election rules. Expected to take effect on April 16, 2020, the new rules modify what is commonly known as the "quickie election rules" or "ambush election rules."
Employment contracts frequently include restrictions on an employee’s ability to work for a competitor (non-competition clause) or to solicit the employer’s employees or customers (non-solicitation clause) for a period of time after the employee’s employment ceases.
Anthony Stites will speak at a seminar titled “Indiana Mediation: Start-to-Finish,” presented by the National Business Institute. He will be presenting on how to handle difficult scenarios during a mediation, including discussions on handling multiple parties and multiple claims during a mediation and how to approach cases that have involved extensive and complex investigation.
An employer must respect employees’ privacy rights when conducting internal investigations in response to a claim or allegation. However, at the same time, it is necessary and important for the employer to obtain all of the relevant factual information. In most instances, the investigation must be conducted promptly and thoroughly.
An internal investigation has been completed, but now a decision must be reached. If the investigation related to a claim or allegation that will result in discipline, the investigator must, usually, discern credibility of witnesses and relevant comfort levels with the information gathered.
Rachel Steinhofer will be the presenter at the October meeting of the American Payroll Association’s Fort Wayne Chapter. She will be presenting on the Family Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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