LexisNexis® Legal Newsroom
John Holmquist
Arbitration...Be Careful What You Ask For

Employers are embracing binding arbitration as the preferred choice for resolving work place disputes with employees and thus avoiding state or federal court. One survey indicated that in 2014, employers use of arbitration to prevent class action claims...

Ashley Kasarjian
Title III, Service Animals, and Other Accommodations

It seems like Title III ADA questions are coming up more and more often these days. I wrote about the basics of Title III a while back , and figured it is time to post on it again. Typically when a company has questions relating to its obligations...

Robin Largent
Employment-Related Bills Pending Before the California Legislature

There are a number of employment-related bills pending before the California legislature this session. While it is too early to tell which of these bills ultimately will be passed and signed into law, California employers may wish to follow the progress...

Eric Meyer
When Might Firing A Medicinal Marijuana User Be Discriminatory?

Ok. Let’s assume that I’m looking to fill another Blogprentice position here at the Bloggerdome. [ FYI – The Blogprentice’s job is to massage my scalp during those brief periods of writer’s block or when I get the vapors...

Jon Hyman
Let’s Start Treating Salaried Workers Like Salaried Workers

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what it means to be a salaried exempt employee. The classification is significant, because it enables an employer not to pay the employee overtime for an hours worked over 40 in week. To qualify under most of...

Donna Ballman
Supremes to Employers: No, We Won't Make EEOC Force You To Settle

In one of the most bizarre employer appeals I've ever seen, a company called Mach Mining asked the Supreme Court to dismiss a suit by EEOC because EEOC didn't engage in sufficient conciliation efforts. Conciliation is a fancy term for trying to...