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Jon Hyman
NLRB continues to attack facially neutral employment policies

The NLRB continues its assault on garden-variety employment policies, issuing three decisions over the last 10 days, each of which concluded that facially neutral employment policies violated employees' rights to engage in protected concerted activity...

Eric Meyer
Court grants access to plaintiff's social media in discrimination case

Many times on this blog (e.g., here , here , and here ), I've discussed the discovery of a plaintiff's social media information in pending litigation. More often than not, these issues arise in personal injury actions where the defendant believes...

Philip Miles
Religious Accommodation vs. Collective Bargaining Agreement - COTW #109

The latest employment law Case of the Week features the ultimate smackdown steel cage match of the millennium: religious accommodation vs. collective bargaining agreement (okay, maybe a bit of hyperbole). The Third Circuit recently addressed this issue...

Robin Shea
Employers, here's how you can make sure that legal meds aren't affecting your employees' safety on the job

My colleague and fellow blogger Jon Hyman had an excellent post this week about the settlement in the Dura Automotive case -- in which the company tested its employees for both illegal and legal drugs. And that wasn't all -- according to the press...

Donna Ballman
Why Did The Lawyer Put This In My Employment Contract?: The Termination Clause

In yet another attempt to explain the legalese that lurks in your employment contracts, today I'll talk about some of the language you might see in the contract you sign when you're first hired: the termination clause. It's something you don't...

Margaret (Molly) DiBianca
Sticks 'n Stones May Break Your Bones, But Workers Can Defame You

The NLRB continues to whittle away the ability of employers to manage the operations of their businesses. In the past two years, the NLRB and its Acting General Counsel have issued a slew of opinions and advisory memoranda in which they've proclaimed...