Employee’s Organ Donation

Question: We have an employee who matched as a living donor. What do we need to offer them? Answer: First of all, it’s wonderful that your employee is considering being a living donor! As an employer, it’s important to support your employees in their personal endeavors whenever possible. You should treat this situation like any […]

Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental Health in the Workplace

Please note: In this article, we follow NAMI’s example by using the terms “mental health illness” and “mental health condition” interchangeably. Since 1949, May has been recognized as “Mental Health Awareness Month” in the US. The goals of this campaign include destigmatizing mental health problems, increasing public awareness, and creating support for the millions who […]

Vacation Requests

Question: An employee has put in a request for a 4-week vacation even though our policy only allows 2 weeks off to be taken at a time. Do I need to approve it? Answer: When deciding to approve or deny a time off request you should look at your policy, past precedent, and the circumstances […]

Out-of-State Employees

Among the many changes to “business as usual” forced upon businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic is the reality of more employees working from home. Whether due to regulatory shutdowns or the requirement to self-quarantine or-isolate due to COVID-19 exposure or symptoms, many businesses have had to create solutions to allow employees to remote work in […]