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Ask Rita explores if you need to accommodate the use of medical marijuana when making a hiring decision or for current employees.
Ask Rita explores whether an employee’s work as a surrogate qualifies as a second job that is in conflict with her employer’s agency.
This sample policy is a companion to the Ask Rita article, “Facebook + Employees = Yikes!” Our nonprofit recognizes that many of its employees use social media such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and MySpace, to name a few. However, employees’ …
Dear Rita in HR: I’m hearing horror stories from other executive directors about employees posting confidential information at Facebook, for instance, and lawsuits against nonprofits that looked at these sites as part of reference checks. I myself stil …
Ask Rita explores the question “Can an employer terminate an employee who exceeds the maximum medical leave?”
Nonprofits have a long history of innovation and heroism in health care and in disasters; be sure to manage the flu and its implications well.
Ask Rita explores how nonprofits should do criminal record checks on prospective employees, volunteers, and board members.
Ask Rita explores whether or not it’s legal for a nonprofit organization to ban visible body art for its employees and staffers.
Ask Rita explores what nonprofits employees can do when a difficult boss is beginning to become a real problem.
The FMLA, ADA, and COBRA regulations were all revised and rewritten this year. Ask Rita explores and outlines the basic FMLA changes.