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Defending Employment Discrimination Cases Resembles A Snipe Hunt
Posted on 23 Jul 2012 by Jon Hyman

My summer reading list includes Joel Stein's Man Made: A Stupid Quest for Masculinity . The book recounts the self-proclaimed effete Stein's journey to become more masculine in the wake of the birth of his son. In one chapter, Stein spends a weekend... Read More

Wal-Mart v. Dukes Is No Death Blow To Women's Rights In The Workplace
Posted on 22 Jun 2011 by Jon Hyman

Jon Hyman I thought that I had my final say on Wal-Mart v. Dukes yesterday . Then, I read more of the commentary on the decision. For example, this clip from MSNBC argued that the Wal-Mart case marks the end of women's equality in the workplace... Read More

7 Key Points From The Supreme Court's Wal-Mart v. Dukes Class Action Opinion
Posted on 22 Jun 2011 by Jon Hyman

Jon Hyman Yesterday, the Supreme Court unanimously reversed the certification of the class action in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes . Recall that Dukes sought the certification of a nationwide class of 1.5 million female Wal-Mart employees allegedly... Read More

Hispanics United: NLRB Gives First Written Decision Involving Social Media
Posted on 13 Sep 2011 by Jon Hyman

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... Read More