Jon Hyman
Recent NLRB Ruling Appears to Employ Shades of Gray (or is that Blue?) to Protectability of Social Media Communications

A employee responded to a supervisor's LinkedIn request with the following joke: "f**ktard." More than a year later, the company discovered the "f**ktard" post while establishing its own corporate LinkedIn site. After the company...

Donna Ballman
What Is Color Discrimination And How Do I Prove It?

Even if your harasser is the same race, you can still complain about discrimination if they're biased due to your color. Basically, color means the shade of your skin. If someone of your same race favors lighter or darker skinned employees, then...

John Holmquist
Disability Harassment and Peanuts: Can't We All Get Along?

A complaint was filed in federal court in Arizona on October 25 alleging that an employee was harassed and terminated because of her disability and race. Obviously, a complaint is one side of the story, and the employers who have been sued have not...

Eric Meyer
90,000 Women Claim Wal-Mart Discriminated Against Them

Back in June, the United States Supreme Court ruled that a class of 1.5 million women could not pursue gender discrimination claims together against Wal-Mart because they lacked a common injury. If, at first, you don't succeed, file this Complaint...

Jon Hyman
Equal Opportunity Harassment Is Not Unlawful Sexual Harassment

For harassment to qualify as sexual harassment it must be because of sex. That means that the complained-of misconduct is of a sexual nature, or it singles out women differently than men. Non-sex-based conduct that targets women and men the same, no...

Sands Anderson PC
The NLRB Poster Much Ado About Nothing or a Sea Change in Employee Relations?

By: Mike DeCamps As has been widely reported, The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a final rule on August 25, 2011 requiring all employers subject to the NLRB jurisdictional standards to post an 11 x 17 notice form describing employee...