Posts Tagged “legal advice”

Dear Atty., 8 Things Employers Do Illegally

Attorney Pete Albrecht Dear Attorney: As a faithful reader of this column, I know that most people write in with specific situations that they want you to address. My question is a little different. Given that you advise employers for a living, I am curious if there are certain mistakes that are commonly made by employers. For example, ...

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., 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., The Rules Don’t Apply To Me, Right?

Attorney Pete Albrecht “Dear Atty” is a 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., I am the human resources manager for our company. For the most ...