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Eric Meyer
HR 101: Don't suggest "No More Hysterectomies" to a woman on FMLA

In my years of practicing employment law, I've drafted several employee handbooks and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) policies for employers. The policies I draft are thorough. But just the other week, it occurred to me that I should probably...

Jon Hyman
The EEOC and racial harassment: calling a spade a s---e

The EEOC has published a website detailing 42 racial harassment cases it has litigated over the past three years. The purpose of the website, I think, is to bring awareness to the agency's efforts to combat this insidious form of discrimination. Sexual...

Eric Meyer
U.S. Department of Labor has a new FMLA guide and webinar

Late last year, the US Department of Labor issued this fact sheet , which provides general information concerning the Family and Medical Leave Act's (FMLA) prohibition of retaliating against an individual for exercising his or her rights or participating...

Jon Hyman
Of new dogs and new employees: communicating value is key

Last Thursday, my family and I drove to Battle Creek, Michigan, to pick up our new puppy. I cannot give the breeder ( Jon Peck, Midnight Run Vizslas ) higher marks. He spent two hours with us explaining the ins and outs of what we could expect with our...

Margaret (Molly) DiBianca
Is Your Boss a Bert or an Ernie?

Navigating office politics can be difficult. Even in workplaces without backstabbers and manipulators, we all have days when it can be, well, shall we say, difficult to play well in the sandbox with others. The best piece of advice I ever received...

Philip Miles
PA Judge Provides Social Media Discovery Rundown

In Trail v. Lesko (opinion here) , Allegheny County Judge Wettick provided a great resource for anyone researching social media discovery issues. Judge Wettick authored a 20-page opinion, running through nine Pennsylvania state court decisions addressing...