In its prologue to yesterday's Supreme Court opinion in Vance v. Ball. St. Univ. [pdf] [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com
subscribers ], Justice Alito, writing for the five-member majority,
frames the importance of the...
I believe that everyone's relationship with God (whether
you call that deity Yahweh, Jesus, Allah, Vishnu, Buddha, or something else) is
personal. I have no opinion on your spiritual relationship, as should you have
none on mine. Thus, I get mad...
Out of the millions of page-views this blog has received
over the six-years of its existence, the most popular post (by an almost
three-to-one margin over its closest competitor) is You should pay attention to this post if you have unpaid
According to a survey released yesterday by the Pew Internet & American
Life Project , 61 percent of Americans own a smartphone. Employers need to
pay attention to this number. Ownership of smartphones has reached a critical
mass in our society...
It is no secret that health care costs for employers and
their employees are out of control in this country. Many employers have
attempted to hold down these rising costs by offering wellness-program
incentives - insurance premium reductions to employees...
The Rolling Stones famously sang, " You can't always get what
you want ." One employee recently got exactly what she wanted (and needed)
from her employer, yet filed a claim anyway. After taking to Facebook and
pleading to be fired, she...
Last year, the EEOC issued its long awaited Enforcement
Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment
Decisions under Title VII . While the Guidance was much more fair and
balanced than many employer advocates (me included...