Posts by Sarah Sawyer, Esq.
All of My Employees are Vaccinated. Can We Ditch the Masks? Not yet.
Over the last three months, many employers, including large employers like Aldi, Amtrak, Instacart, McDonald’s, and Target, have been hard…Read More
Now Hiring: Getting Back to Work Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
For much of 2020, my conversations with employers were around layoffs, furloughs, and terminations. With the uncertainty of the pandemic,…Read More
Handbooks: Friend or Foe of the Business Owner?
Often, my initial contact with clients results from something going wrong or an issue with an employee. As part of…Read More
Has FFCRA Leave Paved the Way for National Paid Leave?
Congress Reintroduces Paid Leave Legislation on the FMLA’s 28th Anniversary On February 5, 2021, Democrats in Congress submitted companion legislation…Read More
Man’s Best Friend…and Office Mate?
Risks and rewards of pet policies from an employment attorney and a personal injury attorney. Author: Sarah Sawyer in collaboration…Read More
Implementing a new bonus program this year? There may be legal consequences you aren’t aware of.
Bonuses are a great way to incentivize employees throughout the year. However, depending on the type of bonus and how…Read More
The Americans with Disabilities Act: An Old Law with New COVID-19 Considerations
Have you kept at-risk workers at home and brought back healthy ones? Are you enforcing blanket “no remote work” policies?…Read More