CNN reports that a Flint, Michigan, nurse is suing her
hospital because it kowtowed to a man's request that no African-American
employees care for his baby. The lawsuit [pdf] outlines her key allegations:
11. The father told the Charge
True confession time. I have a Pavlovian response to the
new message chime on my iPhone. I can't help myself. When my phone beeps, I
reach for it. I have no choice.
I'm an exempt employee, which means that I am paid a
weekly salary, with...
In celebration of the FMLA's 20th anniversary, the Department of Labor released the results of a survey of
employers on their experiences managing the statute. According to the DOL,
" employers generally find it easy to comply with the law...
EEOC announced that it has filed a lawsuit against a Charlotte
security-services company on behalf of a group of male employees who claim that
their same-sex captain and lieutenant sexually harassment them.
This news comes on the...
Last year, I railed against the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act , a bill
that, if passed, would require employers to make a reasonable accommodation for
an employee's pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions. I argued
that the law does...
Recently, Proskauer Rose published the results of its
second survey covering social media in the workplace. Social Media in the Workplace Around the World 2.0 [pdf]
questioned 250 multinational businesses on their social media policies and
Michigan is poised to become the 24th state to enact a
right-to-work law . These laws prohibit agreements between labor unions and
employers that require employees to pay union dues as a condition of their
employment, whether or not the employees are...