Is it Legal to Fire an Alcoholic?

Is it Legal to Fire an Alcoholic? What would you do if one of your employees is clearly drunk while at work?  If your answer is to fire the lush on the spot, you should think twice.  In fact, your  inebriated employee may be an alcoholic, in which case he or she is considered to be disabled under the Americans […]

Is Your Website ADA Compliant?

Is Your Website ADA Compliant? Since 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has prohibited businesses from discriminating against persons with disabilities in connection with their employment by the business, and their access to the goods, services, facilities, or accommodations offered by the business.  When the ADA was passed into law, the types of businesses Congress intended to be covered […]

New Amendments to the FTC’s Telemarketing Sales Rule

FTC Amends Telemarketing Sales Rule The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced amendments to the Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR), the most significant of which prohibits telemarketers from using the following payment methods for inbound and outbound telemarketing transactions: Remotely created checks; Remotely created payment orders; Cash-to-cash money transfers through companies like MoneyGram and Western Union and; Cash reload mechanisms such […]