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Jon Hyman
Disability services provider sued for, what else, disability discrimination

I'm four years older than my brother. For this reason, growing up I would sometimes get punished for things for which my brother was let off the hook. The reasoning? You should know better. And, I'm sad to say that now that I have two kids of...

Margaret (Molly) DiBianca
Facebook Post Leads to Material-Witness Subpoena

Sean O'Sullivan of The News Journal alerted me to a dramatic story that unfolded in a Delaware courtroom last week. A homicide trial was scheduled to begin yesterday in Superior Court but the jury had not been brought into the courtroom when the prosecutor...

John Holmquist
The long hot summer: some reminders for employers

Global warming or not, this summer is setting records for high temperatures across the country. Employees who work outside are affected as well as those who work in warehouse and factory settings where air condition may be non existent or inadequate in...

Jon Hyman
Don't estop believing: employer backs itself into FMLA claim for ineligible employee

I've written before about the FMLA's unique rules for when an employer is covered and when an employee becomes eligible to take leave. The FMLA covers any private employer that has 50 or more employees on the payroll during 20 or more calendar...

Eric Meyer
Booby trapped! No break time for nursing employee; no lawsuit either.

HEY! Which one of you just threw that breast pump at my head? ** Dons sensitivity invisibility cloak ** Nearly two years ago, I wrote here about how the The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act amended the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to...

Philip Miles
Rock 'n' Roll Double Feature! - COTW #101

I have quite a line up for you today - not one, but two, of the greatest music acts of all time. Do you love Motley Crue and Hole? Of course, we all do . . . or did . . . at least a little . . . maybe . . . like 20 years ago. Tommy Lee is perhaps best...