Late To Work
Can getting fired for lateness ever be illegal?
So you're late to work and get fired. You want to sue. Do you have a case? AOL Jobs employment law expert Donna Ballman answers this reader question. Continue Reading
By Susan Ricker Most of us have been late to work at some point. According to a new CareerBuilder study, 26 percent of workers admit to being tardy at least once a month and 16 percent are late once a week or more. But what excuses do people give for being late? More than 2,600 hiring managers and more than... Continue Reading
Michelle Edwards says she called in one hour late to work, telling her boss she needed to care for her mother, recovering from surgery. But the boss' response was that she was already fired for "no call, no show," according to the lawsuit Edwards filed against her employer, Advanced Temporaries Inc. Continue Reading
Take a good look at your co-workers. There's a very good chance that almost one in five of them will be late this week. Will it be you? According to a new CareerBuilder Canada survey, tardiness is increasing. A surprising 19 percent of workers said they arrive late to work at least once a week, up from 17... Continue Reading