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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...

Jon Hyman
No call, no show, no FMLA

Just because an employee makes a request for FMLA leave does not excuse an employee from complying with an employer's attendance policies. According to section 825.302(d) the FMLA's regulations : An employer may require an employee to comply...

Eric Meyer
Is "casual conversation" of a parent's health enough to trigger FMLA?

Last month, in this post , I addressed a recent opinion in which the court held that the words "Emergency Room," when uttered by an employee to his employer are enough to put the employer on notice -- at least initially -- that the employee...

Margaret (Molly) DiBianca
Legal Ethics Social-Media Lessons for Employers

Legal-ethics issues in social media is probably my favorite subject. If that makes me an uber dork, so be it. Last week I had the pleasure of speaking on this topic to the Richard K. Herrmann Technology Inn of Court here in Delaware. Despite my interest...

Philip Miles
Miles on Burger King and Religious Accommodations

Lawyers.com published an article, Burger King Forbids Cashier's Skirt, Faces EEOC Lawsuit . I provided some commentary for the article, including references to cases on point. If the case sounds familiar, that's because it was the Lawffice Space...