Courts have blessed written agreements between employer
and employee to submit federal discrimination claims to arbitration. Here
is an example.
But, there's legal and then there's doing
right. Below, how one employer got it wrong. Very...
From the sublime to the ridiculous, the NY Daily News
that a 60-year-old musician suing for age discrimination claims that the
presiding 88-year-old Manhattan judge is too old to hear the case.
According to the NY Daily News story...
To prove sexual harassment, a plaintiff must have been
subjected to pervasive or severe behavior that would make the plaintiff (and a
reasonable person in the plaintiff's shoes) believe that the working
environment are hostile or abusive.
Back in June, I discussed here how the EEOC was discussing the use of leave from work as a reasonable accommodation under the ADA. The question I
asked back then was how much leave is reasonable ? When is enough,
Well, I can tell you now...
One of my favorite bloggers, Jon Hyman, was just saying
recently that social
media and privacy cannot coexist . Even on their own time -- out of the
office -- what employees say and do online can have an impact on the workplace.
Teachers are prime...
Last week, Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-CA) reintroduced the Domestic Violence Leave Act , which expands paid leave
options for victims of domestic abuse, sexual assault, or stalking.
Details of the Domestic Violence Leave Act
Here is a brief summary of...
In yesterday's post , we looked at whether a morbidly-obese
employee is protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Today, let's apply yesterday's discussion to a
"real-world" example. Is Homer Simpson disabled? And...