Foley & Lardner Labor and Employment Law Weekly Update (Week of July 25, 2011)

"Associational Disability Discrimination" - Yet Another Protected Category Written by: Jeffrey S. Kopp Everyone knows the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) ( http://www.ada.gov/ ) prohibits employers from discriminating against employees because of their mental or physical disabilities...

Foley & Lardner Labor and Employment Law Weekly Update (Week of August 1, 2011)

Baby, It's Hot Outside! OSHA Undertakes Campaign to Prevent Heat-Related Illness in the Workplace By Mark J. Neuberger Much of the country has been sweltering under record high temperatures in what may yet develop into the hottest summer on record. Maintaining normal operations and productivity...

Foley & Lardner Labor and Employment Law Weekly Update (Week of February 13, 2012)

Appeals Court Finds Employer Liable for Supervisor's Same-Sex Sexual Harassment by Ryan N. Parsons A recent case reminds us to take all claims of sexual harassment seriously, including when the two employees are of the same sex. In Cherry v. Shaw Coastal [ an enhanced version of this opinion...