The Miami Marlins suspended
new Manager Ozzie Guillen for saying: "I love Fidel Castro," and "I
respect Fidel Castro. You know why? A lot of people have wanted to kill Fidel
Castro for the last 60 years, but that mother-f***er is still...
If big corporations wonder why average Americans think
they're pond scum, they need look no further than the recent efforts of the
Florida Retail Federation in favor of allowing companies to steal your wages.
That's right. The Florida Retail...
Most employers can fire you for any reason or no reason
at all. As I say in my upcoming book, that means they can fire you because they
didn't like your shoes that day. Or, as it turns out, the
color of your shirt .
The law definitely needs...
In most discrimination cases, you only have to prove
discrimination was one of the motives your employer had in taking action
against you. For instance, if you announce you're pregnant and are suddenly
included in a mass layoff where others with...
Did you hear the one about the 14
employees who were fired for wearing orange shirts ? If you didn't, you
don't live in the UK or Ghana or anywhere in the U.S., because the story made
the international news. I think the story hit a chord with...
The National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), which
is the employee-side lawyers' organization, just released a study called Judicial
Hostility to Workers' Rights: The Case for Professional Diversity on the
Federal Bench . The statistics...
I probably get at least one inquiry a week from
someone absolutely sure that they've been a victim of nepotism. The boss is
hiring family members or friends. A family member is promoted even though she's
incompetent or inexperienced. Or even...