Tracy Morgan’s Standup Routine Provides Cautionary Tale to Employers

Last week, Tracy Morgan got himself in trouble over a stand-up performance, during which he commented, among other things, that if his son was gay he'd stab him. Taken out of context, Morgan's comments are hateful and contemptible. Taken in context, you could view them as in poor taste, biting...

Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies in Federal Employment Law Cases

This Title VII case teaches two key lessons - 1) You better know the scope of your case pretty well before you file your Charge of Discrimination; and 2) If you are pursuing a harassment claim, your facts better be sizzling. In Malone v. Ameren UE , 2011 WL 2750623 (July 18, 2011), the Eighth Circuit...