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Yahoo! Takes A Step Back - No Telecommuting?

Less than a year ago, I blogged about Yahoo!’s headline making hire of a pregnant CEO, Marissa Mayer.  She took an abbreviated leave and worked from home during that abbreviated leave.  Now, despite the technology that permitted her to work from home during that leave, Yahoo! has abolished its telecommuting policy and has required all employees to report to … Continue reading this entry

UPDATE: DOJ Issues Second Extension for Compliance with ADA Pool Lift Requirements

Responding to concerns from hotel and recreational pool owners and operators, the Department of Justice has extended the deadline for public pools to comply with the new accessibility regulations regarding pool lifts until January 31, 2013.  The DOJ had previously extended the deadline through May 21, 2012 to allow additional time for compliance, as well … Continue reading this entry

UPDATE: DOJ Extends Deadline for Compliance with ADA Pool Lift Requirements

On March 15, 2012, the day the requirements were to go into effect, the Department of Justice approved a 60-day extension of the deadline for compliance with the pool lift requirements of the revised Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines.  As a result, existing pools in covered facilities do not have to comply with the … Continue reading this entry

The ADA Accessibility Compliance Deadline is Near: Are You Ready?

On March 15, 2012, the new regulations implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act applicable to all places of public accommodation, including stores, restaurants, hotels, and countless other public areas go into effect.  The rules are aimed at increasing the accessibility of these places for persons with disabilities.  Some of the major changes to the regulations … Continue reading this entry

2011 HR Resolutions

As you start making your 2011 HR/Employment Law checklist, here are some items to consider: 1) Independent contractors. Employers remain well advised to closely review their use of independent contractors and ensure that the individuals are truly contractors. This matter remains high on the DOL and IRS watch lists.… Continue reading this entry