Changing Employee’s Duties, Schedule or Work Location Q: Can employers change an employee’s job duties, schedule or work location without their consent or prior notification? A. Yes, in some cases. Generally, unless an employment contract or a collective bargaining agreement states otherwise, an employer may change an employee’s job duties, schedule or work location without the … Continued
Providing a new employee with a written job offer is not required; however ESC strongly recommends providing one to each new hire.
Do I have to pay employees for attending trainings?
Is it okay to offer employees loans? By Kristen Kelly, Payroll Team Lead Q: An employee shared with his employer that his family is going through a hard financial situation. He indicated it was difficult to make ends meet. Is it OK to offer the employee a loan through an employee advance and have him … Continued
An employee who has worked at my company for 90 days and is newly eligible for PTO asked for two weeks of time off next month for a vacation. He is still in training and that is a lot of time to miss. do I have to approve it because the PTO is available to him?
If I want to terminate an employee, can I give them the option to resign instead so that they have a better employment record?
An employee is out on disability leave. The employee calls to request to come back to work, but only working nights and weekends. Does the employer have to accommodate this request?
Q: Can an employer conduct a background check before extending an offer of employment? A: Federal law does not prohibit employers from conducting background checks before an offer of employment is made. However, state laws may have restrictions such as limiting what type of information may be requested before an offer is made. Examples include … Continued
Which interview question has the potential to be discriminatory under federal law? A. Why did you leave your last job? B. This job requires you to lift 10-pounds. Are you able to lift at least 10-pounds with or without reasonable accommodations? C. Are you a U.S. Citizen? D. Who is the best manager you ever … Continued
Q: Are employers required to provide holiday pay to part-time employees? A: It depends. Employers aren’t obligated to pay any hourly non-exempt employee for holidays they do not work; however some employers voluntarily do so. Often times, companies will oﬀer paid holidays to only full-time employees but some also have paid holidays for regular … Continued