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Robin Shea
Eau, de humanity! Better watch those fragrances if they make your employee sick.

This issue has been coming up a lot lately: What should an employer do when an employee claims that her co-workers' fragrances make her sick? (I'm not being sexist here -- every time I've had it come up, it was a woman complaining about...

John Holmquist
An Uninvited Guest: The NLRB Settles In

The NLRB continues its march into everyday workplace issues. It started in earnest with social media. It has now moved into the arena of employer policies and handbooks focusing on the impact of employer policies on protected, concerted activities. To...

Jon Hyman
Richard Kimble and the ADA

Lt. Philip Gerard : Why don't you stop running and turn yourself in, Kimble? Dr. Richard Kimble : There's a man I have to find. A one-armed man. When I find him, I'll turn myself in. Lt. Philip Gerard : Still sticking to that same tall...

Philip Miles
Third Circuit Defines "Joint Employment" Under FLSA

In In re EnterpriseRent-A-Car Wage and Hour Employment Practices Litigation , 683 F.3d 462 (3d Cir. June 28, 2012), the Third Circuit defined "joint employment" under the FLSA. The case arises from a collective action for unpaid overtime brought...

Margaret (Molly) DiBianca
When the EEOC Goes Too Far--Part II

In my post, When the EEOC Goes Too Far , I wrote about an opinion from the Middle District of North Carolina, issued in June. In that case, EEOC v. PBM Graphics, Inc ., the court found that the EEOC had caused an unreasonable delay in pursuing its claims...

Eric Meyer
Facebooking about "naked Twister" may doom one's sexual harassment claims

And some of you wonder why I enjoy blogging about HR and employment law. (What I won't do for my loyal readers....) In Targonksi v. City of Oak Ridge , the plaintiff, a former police officer with the City, alleged that her former employer had...