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...
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...
Today, my daughter started kindergarten. To commemorate
this milestone, this month's Employment Law Blog Carnival celebrates the
synergy between the simple lessons we learn early in life and the places we
work later in life (with apologies to Robert...
In Al-Maqablh v. University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (11/5/13) , an Ohio federal court answered the question of whether graduate assistants are employees entitled to the protections of Title VII [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available...
Have you read the story about a certain presidential candidate telling employers that's it's okay to suggest to their employees how to cast their votes in the upcoming election? Here's the quote, via The Guardian .
I hope you make it very...
As a parent of two small children, I am very cognizant of
the importance of leading by example. For example, I don't want them to them
text-and-drive when they are older. So, I try my hardest (and, it's hard) not
to pick up my mobile while...
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,