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II. PAY AND POLICY ISSUES

 

OUTLINE OF EMPLOYMENT LAW ISSUES

 

General Issues - First Steps

 

General Issues

I-9 Procedures

New Hire Reporting Requirements

Personnel Files - General

Personnel Files - Details

Required Posters

Work Schedules

 

Pay Issues

 

Pay and Benefits - General

Fair Labor Standards Act - What It Does and Does Not Do

FLSA Coverage

Exemption Categories under the FLSA

Duties Test for Exempt Employees

Salary Test for Exempt Employees

Deductions from Pay

Child Labor

ERISA - Employee Retirement Income and Security Act

Expense Reimbursements

Tip-Pooling / Tip-Sharing

 

Policy Issues

 

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Policies

Attendance and Leave Policies

Avoid Favors and Exceptions to Policies

Bad Weather - Pay and Attendance Issues

Cell Phones and Other Electronic Devices

Computer, E-Mail, and Internet Policy

Confidentiality of Employee Information

Conflict of Interest, Trade Secrets, Non-Competition Agreements

Discipline

Disclaimers

Dress Codes and Grooming Standards

Drug and Alcohol Policies

English-Only Policies

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Grievances

Harassment

Holiday policies

Jury Duty

LGBT Issues

Medical Leave-Related Laws

Metal Detectors and X-Ray Machines

Nursing Mothers

OSHA - Workplace Safety and Health Requirements

Part-Time / Full-Time Status

Performance Evaluations

Refusal to Sign Policies or Warnings

Searches

Social Media Issues

Telephone Monitoring

Vacation, sick, and parental leave policies

Video Surveillance

Voting - Time Off

Weapons at Work

Workers' Compensation

 

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