Posts Tagged: employee handbook

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Expert Employers: Absenteeism & the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

For decades, employers enjoyed very wide latitude in disciplining and firing employees for attendance problems, even if the absenteeism was the result of illness or injury. The latitude has been significantly altered since passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990. Let’s explore the some of the policy implications of the civil rights… Read more »

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8 Clauses That Should be in Every Executive’s Employee Agreement

Recently I gave a presentation to a group of professionals on “Essential Eight: Clauses That Should be in Every Executive’s Contract.” From my experience in nonprofit formation and compliance, it’s clear that great employment relationships start with smart employee agreements. This goes for both private and public, for-profit and non-profit, organizations. An employee agreement ultimately… Read more »

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6 of the Scariest Things Your Nonprofit Can Do

Horrifying. Blood curdling. Hair raising. These are just a few of the adjectives that can be used to describe six of the scariest things your nonprofit can do (or fail to do). As a lawyer who regularly works with nonprofits, trying to protect nonprofits and help them succeed in pursuing their mission, these six items… Read more »