Generally, a union can become
employees' exclusive bargaining representative in one of two ways: a secret
ballot election following a presentation of signed cards by more than 30% of
the bargaining unit members, or a presentation of signed cards...
In Sunday's New York Times , University of Texas
economics professor Daniel Hamermesh penned an op-ed entitled, "Ugly? You May Have a Case." He argues that the law should
protect "ugly" the same as race, sex, and disability....
It's no secret that I'm not a fan of arbitration of employment disputes.
Conventional wisdom says that binding arbitration keeps down costs and speeds
up resolutions. I've yet to be convinced. Many employers, though, continue to
written before about the honest-belief rule - if an employer honestly
believed in the proffered reason for its action, an employee cannot establish
pretext, even if the employer's reason is ultimately found to be mistaken,
Last December , the NLRB proposed a rule requiring employers
to post notices informing their employees of their rights as employees under
the National Labor Relations Act. This morning, the NLRB published its Final
Rule [pdf] mandating this posting...
Suppose you apply for a job. The job has certain dress code requirements for all employees. You, however, think the mandatory clothing will look unflattering on your over-40-year-old body. Do you...
1. Look for a different job?
2. Apply anyway...
A Michigan federal judge has slammed the EEOC for its
"reckless sue first, ask questions later strategy." After 11 years of
litigation, the court awarded the EEOC's target, Cintas Corporation,
$2,638,443.93 in attorneys' fees, costs...