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    parental leave

    Hello, We are a small company in New York, not the City. We do not qualify for FMLA but obviously will have to participate in PFL. We understand that the law generally gives 6 weeks of disability for pregnancy (maternity/paternity) leave. If ...

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    RE: Celebrating All Religious Holidays?

    _ My employer decided to allow all employees to take the day off when it comes to their religious holiday. They are Jewish and cant profit from the money earned that day so all employees who work that day earn a flat fee.  On your particular holiday ...

  • Instead of trying to find ways to excuse or justify it, why not just move it by a few weeks and call it a New Year celebration, or a Thanksgiving celebration? Those both really are secular holidays, not just pretend secular holidays. (Full disclosure: ...

  • In 2017, we have rolled out an Anti-Harassment training program to address all of these issues and more.  For all of our US executives, we did in person training sessions with our external Employment law firm and for all other associates and new hires, ...

  • ​I agree.  You are opening the organization up to more questions and pushback. Simply discuss in person (not in email!) the company's position.  While this person may be speaking just for herself or for a "small group," there really is no reason to make ...

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