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Robin Shea
5 reasonable accommodations an employer never dreamed it would have to make

I know you're all poring over the Affordable Care Act, now that we have to comply with it , and trying to decide whether Chief Justice John Roberts is an evil turncoat, or a hero, or a "double agent" for the ACA's opponents . . . or...

Peter Lareau
Lareau on Knox v. SEIU: A Mortal Wound?

SUMMARY : This Emerging Issues Analysis suggests that the importance of this case lies not in the conclusion the Court reached about special assessments for public sector unions, but in what the decision portends for the heretofore routine procedures...

Donna Ballman
Arizona Employers Want to Ask Employees About Sex Lives, Contraceptives

I sometimes comment that Florida is the center of weirdness in the universe, and that point is hard to refute when we house face-eating zombies and giant anacondas. However, Arizona keeps trying to give us a run for our money on the weirdometer. Arizona...

Jon Hyman
Abandoning job because of harassment does not support retaliation claim, says the 6th Circuit

Last week , I discussed the 6th Circuit's most recent pronouncement on same-sex harassment. I noted that while some would argue the Court's dismissal of the harassment claim is evidence of the need for law against workplace bullying, in reality...

cbp
May My Company In New York Pay Its Employees In Sweat Equity Instead Of Cash?

Many individual owners of closely held businesses want to hire an employee for the business, but lack the cash flow to do so. Periodically, owners of a cash-strapped, closely held business in New York, who want the business to hire a worker, will ask...

Eric Meyer
One roughneck's life: sex jokes, gay innuendo, all legal.

When Harold Wasek signed on to work at an oil rig in Pennsylvania, he had no idea what lay in store for him, especially when one of his co-workers discovered that Wasek would get easily riled with sexually explicit stories, jokes, fantasies, and names...