Friday, February 12, 2016

The Payroll Leap Year: What It Is and What To Do About It

Summary: Employers who pay their salaried employees every week or every two weeks will unavoidably encounter a year in which there is one pay day more than usual.  These employers should plan ahead to identify and address these “payroll leap years” in advance.  

Thursday, February 11, 2016

U.S. District Court in Roanoke Upholds Award of Double Damages in FMLA Leave Dispute

By former Associate Jeffrey Hord

Last week, [January 21, 2016] a U.S. District Court judge in Virginia upheld a jury verdict in favor of a terminated HR director who claimed her employer unlawfully interfered with her rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and then retaliated against her when she requested leave for psychological distress.