Title VII does not, on its face, protect transgendered
workers from discrimination. Increasingly, however, courts have extended its protections under the umbrella of
Title VII's protections against sex-stereotyping-as-gender-discrimination, as
It's no secret that I approach employment law from a
pro-employer viewpoint. It's right in the blog's title: The Ohio Employer's
Law Blog. Yet, despite my management-side tendencies, I call 'em as I see 'em,
and every now and...
The NLRB has announced the filing of a complaint against 24
Hour Fitness USA, Inc., claiming that the company's requirement that its
employees submit all employment-related disputes to individual arbitration
violated federal labor law.
The Employee Polygraph Protection Act regulates (and restricts)
the use of polygraph tests in the workplace. For example, it prohibits an
employer from disclosing to anyone an employee's polygraph results without the
employee's consent, and...
Last week, I discussed the bounds
of the "honest belief rule" as a defense to a discrimination claim.
Yesterday, in Seeger
v. Cincinnati Bell Telephone Co. [pdf] , [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers...
According to a recent survey by Intel (h/t: Lifehacker ),
85% of American adults share information about themselves online, while 90%
think others are sharing too much. Maybe the former CFO of Francesca's Holdings
Corp., Gene Morphis, should have...
Between the following two options-a federal statute or a
private employment agreement-which wins?
federal statute (the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)), which, at the time, provided for a four-year