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The National Labor Relations Board’s Restrictions on Employer Work Rules Changes... Again

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or the Board) frequently reviews employer work rules in employee handbooks or other policies to determine...

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You’re Probably Not Issuing FMLA Notices Correctly… And It May Cost You

Documentation requirements under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) are surprisingly complex—even more so than you might think. Because the...

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What Your Handbook Might Be Missing

An employee handbook sets the tone for the relationship between an employer and their employees. It informs employees of their legal rights and...

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Supreme Court Issues New Standard for Religious Accommodations

Update: In late June, the Archbright Blog told you about a case to watch out for, Groff v. DeJoy, from the Supreme Court’s October 2022 term. It was...

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AI’s Impact on HR

Every day, there seem to be reports of new uses for artificial intelligence (AI). With generative artificial intelligence tools like ChatGPT and...

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What the #%&*!?

Profanity in the Workplace: Harmless Jargon or Gateway to Harassment?

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HR FAQ: Does it matter what day of the week I terminate an employee?

Answer: Yes, it does matter.

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HR FAQ: Can my employee use their sick time to stay home with their child in the summer because there’s no school?

Answer: The answer in both Washington and Oregon is no—unless the child is home because they are sick. The Washington and Oregon sick leave laws...

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References: to Check or Not to Check?

With focus keenly attuned to value-added efforts, employers are taking opportunities to edit out unnecessary process steps, and a question often...

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Unlimited PTO: Unique Employee Perk or Risky Employer Pitfall?

The rise in remote work has increasingly prompted employers to embrace workplace flexibility in other areas besides just their employee’s work...

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