Day after day, acts of violence continue to shatter workplaces around the United States. While the probability that any single employee will fall victim to such a terrible event is very small, the broader impact of just one incident can shatter company morale for thousands.
While US and UK employment law have some similarities with their guiding principles, there are numerous differences in terms of how the actual laws are applied. These differences can create particular challenges for companies that have employees in both countries.
State and local legislatures continue to pass paid sick leave laws across the country - as of January 1, 2017, seven states and more than 30 municipalities - giving more and more employers yet another compliance challenge to contend with. And if you have employees in more than one of these locations, compliance becomes even more challenging.
The workplace is evolving at a rapid-fire pace amidst technological, societal and cultural changes and employers need to be ready to meet these changes. So what are the top compliance issues to watch out for in 2017?
The 2016 election might be over, but the ramifications for employers are only just beginning. Donald Trump's surprise victory could have dramatic implications not just on hot-button issues like the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and immigration.
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