Posts Tagged “labor law”

Dear Atty., How Do I Accommodate A Transgender Employee?

Attorney Pete Albrecht Dear Atty., I am the HR director for a medium-sized manufacturing company. I need your advice in dealing with a delicate situation. A recently-hired employee, Lola, came to me the other day and confided that she is transgender; biologically she is male but identifies as female. Lola also informed me that her psychologist has recommended ...

Dear Atty., My Employee Lawyered Up. Now What?

Attorney Pete Albrecht Dear Atty., We have a current employee who is out on workers’ compensation. He hired an attorney prior to being released to return to work. He has been released to return to work with a 10‑pound lifting restriction. We do have work available within his restriction, but he has resisted all of our efforts to ...

Dear Atty., How Do We Create A Win-Win At Work?

Attorney Pete Albrecht The “Dear Atty.” column is aimed at answering employers’ legal questions that surround issues in human resources. Attorney Pete Albrecht of Albrecht Backer Labor & Employment Law, S.C. welcomes you to submit questions here for future editions of “Dear Atty.” Dear Atty., The long-time director of our company’s IT department recently retired. He has approached ...

Dear Atty., Can I Bury My Head In Sand At Work?

Attorney Pete Albrecht The “Dear Atty.” column is aimed at answering employers’ legal questions that surround issues in human resources. Attorney Pete Albrecht of Albrecht Backer Labor & Employment Law, S.C. welcomes you to submit questions here for future editions of “Dear Atty.” Dear Atty., On a recent business trip to a conference, some of our staff members ...

Dear Atty., Help! Our Employee Handbook Landed Us In Hot Water

Attorney Pete Albrecht The “Dear Atty.” column is aimed at answering employers’ legal questions that surround issues in human resources. Attorney Pete Albrecht of Albrecht Backer Labor & Employment Law, S.C. welcomes you to submit questions here for future editions of “Dear Atty.” Dear Atty., I run a small business. We have fewer than 50 employees so I ...

Dear Atty., Can I demand access to an employee’s Facebook account?

Attorney Pete Albrecht “Dear Atty.” is a new column aimed at answering employers’ legal questions that surround issues in human resources. Attorney Pete Albrecht of Albrecht Backer Labor & Employment Law, S.C. welcomes you to submit questions here for future editions of “Dear Atty.” Dear Atty., Something happened the other day that has me steamed. I am the ...

Dear Atty., Should I Fire My Star Salesman?

Attorney Pete Albrecht “Dear Atty.” is a new column aimed at answering employers’ legal questions that surround issues in human resources. Atty. Pete Albrecht of Albrecht Backer Labor & Employment Law, S.C. welcomes you to submit questions through Drake and Company Staffing Specialists for future editions of “Dear Atty.” Dear Atty., Please HELP! I am currently sticking my ...