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...
Lots of people work for free-volunteers, interns,
students, and others all provide their time to businesses without receiving any
pay in return. Last week, the 6th Circuit, in Bryson
v. Middlefield Volunteer Fire Dep't [ an enhanced version of...
In the NLRB's final act before the long Labor Day
weekend, an Administrative Law Judge in Buffalo, NY, issued his decision in Hispanics United -the first written decision in an NLRB
case involving social media to result in an ALJ decision following...
A year ago, the 6th Circuit concluded that pregnancy-related impairments
that are not part of a "normal" pregnancy-such as miscarriage
susceptibility-can qualify for protection under the ADA. Spees v. James Marine, Inc.,
617 F.3d 380 [ an...
"Never Pick a Fight with an Ugly Person, They've Got Nothing to Lose."
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...
We spend a lot of time debating the respective merits of fine points of
the law. The reality, however, is that judges are people too. Despite
their training, robes, and gavels, the decision of many cases comes down to one key fundamental
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...