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Working from Home: Legal Issues for Employers

Working from home, telecommuting, flexible hours, – whatever you call it, it is part of the Gen Y paradigm of focusing on work product rather than work process. In an information economy where so many workers are producing electronic written and graphic content rather than a physical product, many employees are pushing to work where they … Continue Reading

Constructive Dismissals in a Struggling Economy

Recently, a reader asked me whether cutting back the hours of a department of hourly paid employees by about 5 hours a week for a few months would create any problems. She correctly identified constructive dismissal as the issue to consider. What is Constructive Dismissal? “Constructive dismissal” is when an employer unilaterally makes such substantial changes … Continue Reading