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Lisa Stam
Working from Home: Legal Issues for Employers

Working from home, telecommuting, flexible hours, - whatever you call it, it is part of the Gen Y paradigm of focusing on work product rather than work process. In an information economy where so many workers are producing electronic written and graphic...

Eric Meyer
That moment right before the pain begins: an EEOC subpoena

Back in July, I blogged here about a federal appellate court recently emphasizing just how broad the subpoena power of the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission really is. [ Editor's Note: the technical legal term is "crazazy...

Jon Hyman
Do your employees know what “loyalty” means?

In almost all states (Ohio included) all employees owe their employer a "duty of loyalty," which, in the words of one court , means "a duty to act in the utmost good faith and loyalty toward his [or her] employer." According to another...

Margaret (Molly) DiBianca
Delaware Court of Chancery on Workday Distractions

Delaware's Court of Chancery is renowned as the country's premier venue for business litigation. Law students across the nation are, at this very moment, reading a seminal case in a corporate-law textbook written by the Court of Chancery. For...

Eric Meyer
Want 5 court-approved workplace anti-harassment tips? Read this...

You've got an anti-harassment policy. All managers and employees have copies and you just completed training on the policy for your entire workforce. Sweet! But is your policy bulletproof? I mean really bulletproof? And if an employee claims...

Abbey Spanier
U.S. Supreme Court Resolves Split Among the Circuit Courts Regarding Whether Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives Are Entitled to Overtime

We previously blogged about the split among the Circuit courts and state court decisions regarding whether pharmaceutical sales representatives are outside sales employees and therefore exempt from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards...