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Jon Hyman
Accommodating religions starts at home (a love story)

Nine years ago today I got married. Our wedding was not what you'd call traditional. I'm Jewish and my wife is Catholic, and we wanted our ceremony to blend the best of both traditions. While my wife's dream wedding included her dad walking...

Eric Meyer
PA: Forced reinstatement of a sexual harasser violates public policy

Courts analyzing anti-discrimination statutes such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act mandate that employers educate employees about discrimination in the workplace and provide a way for them to complain...

Margaret (Molly) DiBianca
Is the NLRB In Need of a Dictionary?

A recent decision by the NLRB has many employers (and their lawyers) up in arms. It has left me wondering whether maybe the Board needs a dictionary. In Banner Health Systems , 358 NLRB 93 (2012), the Board held that an employer's instruction to...

Eric Meyer
FMLA may require you to adjust employee performance standards

So, we all know by now that if a disabled employee requests that his employer afford him a reasonable accommodation to allow the employee to perform the essential functions of his position, the employer must do so (assuming a reasonable accommodation...

Jon Hyman
Do you know what to do when violence invades your workplace?

Tragically, mass shootings seem to be all the rage in America. The latest occurred last Friday morning outside New York City's Empire State Building. The shooter was a disgruntled ex-employee targeting his former coworkers . Do you have a plan...

Margaret (Molly) DiBianca
How to Nail Your Law-Firm Interview

I take very seriously the job of interviewing potential candidates. There are certain things that a candidate can do or say to sabotage their chances at getting an offer. Many of these "offer killers" are more common than you might think. Many...