Earlier, I busted on "my own side" by giving four
reasons why employers shouldn't be so quick to fire their employees . To be
fair, this week I'll talk about the other side -- four reasons why employees
shouldn't be too quick...
Last week, my
post was about retaliation , and how employers can be liable and how they
can defend themselves. As luck would have it, two recent court decisions
illustrate beyond my wildest imagination how important this issue can be.
DISCLAIMER: Today's post has absolutely nothing to do
with Veterans Day. But thank you, veterans!
Last week, I was pretty hard on Herman
Cain and his response to allegations of sexual harassment . Since then, two
women have come forward publicly...
Is obesity a "disability" entitled to protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act?
As our nation allegedly gets more zaftig this question could take on enormous significance.
(By the way, did you know that Marilyn Monroe really...
Ah, February! The
month of love! Of course, if you're a lawyer, you see the worst of humanity and
never get to hear about true, faithful, honorable, self-sacrificial love --
sexual harassment is as close to "love" as we ever get. (See...
Mother's Day is long past, but you'd never know it -- in
employment law, this has been the Week of the Moms. Here's a roundup - tell us
what you think!
First up: Title VII's
ban on pregnancy discrimination includes discrimination...
Our friends at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently scored another big win in a pregnancy discrimination case -- actually got summary judgment against the employer, which is unusual. In this case, the employer apparently knew it had...