Archives From 'December 2017'

Sick Days Are for Illness, Not Those Just Sick of Working

Employees run the risk of being disciplined or fired for misusing sick days, though it doesn’t seem to deter some from calling in with questionable coughs. […]

Being Sick is Bad Enough. Don’t Risk Discipline by Insisting to Work

An employer may insist you go home if you are ill, even if your company does not offer paid sick leave, or you have exhausted paid leave. […]

Why Your Employer Has a Say in Your Love Life

Employers have the right to ban romantic relationships between supervisors and subordinates. They can also require peers to report dating relationships as a means of deterring harassment at break-up time. […]