HOT TOPICS FROM THE ALA-GGC LISTSERV Compiled from questions with 5 or more responses
Do Attorney Applicants Fill Out Applications? What About At-Will and EEO? .
Yes No x x x x x yes yes Application Same for Everyone?
Comments No formal at-will and EEO info given At-Will and EEO info elsewhere (e.g., offer letter, handbook) At-Will and EEO info elsewhere (e.g., offer letter, handbook) At-Will and EEO info elsewhere (e.g., offer letter, handbook) At-Will and EEO info elsewhere (e.g., offer letter, handbook)
How Do You Handle Negative PTO for Exempt Employees? Three Reminders: 1. Be careful not to weaken the exempt status by deducting pay. 2. Might be a better idea to treat as as performance issue. 3. What is allowed in CA for payroll deductions is very narrow: http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/ faq_deductions.htm ; PTO deductions are not on the list of what is allowed. Do You Charge for Photocopies and Faxes (and prints and scans)? Yes = 13 No = 5 Some have exceptions for clients or job size but most are just YES!
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