Most employers support their workers in fulfilling their civic responsibility to serve on jury duty. However, it can be difficult balancing this support with complying with state law and compensating for the loss of an employee’s time at work. Recent news stories about judges, frustrated with jury 'no-shows' and denying deferrals, imposing fines, finding individuals in contempt of court, and even sending out sheriffs to round up the no-shows, may have employers rethinking their jury duty policies.
It has been a family business for generations (and generations). The son has been waiting to run the organization--forever--but the CEO has been unwilling to give up any power until now.
It's June, and every girl dreams of her wedding. But not many dream of having it where they work. That is, unless you work for the Bank of Korea!
In what she called “a last conversation” before her departure from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Secretary Hilda L. Solis held a Twitter “Open House” on Friday, January 18, as part of the Inauguration festivities and the Centennial of the DOL. During the event, Solis touched upon topics such as the Fair Labor Standards Act, Social Security and further efforts for advancement ofwomen in the workplace.
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