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Philip Miles
SCOTUS Grants Cert in Supervisor Liability Case

Breaking news from the Supreme Court (sorry, no health care opinion today): The Supreme Court has granted certiorari in Vance v. Ball State University . You can read the order here in case you think I'm lying. The Petitioner's Brief (available...

Martha J. Zackin
NLRB Told to Follow its Precedent or Explain Why

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit recently joined other courts in reining in the efforts of federal agencies to legislate by administrative action. Specifically, in E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company v. NLRB , the...

Eric Meyer
Sporadic and isolated comments: "Regarded as" claims under the New ADA vs. the Old ADA

The ADA protects three classes of "disabled" employees: Those with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities of such individual; Those with a record of such an impairment; and Those...

Margaret (Molly) DiBianca
Taking the Mystery Out of Bad Hiring Practices

Want some free anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training? Well, have I got a deal for you! Mystery Diners is a reality show on the Food Network. The show's concept involves a father-daughter team who pretend to be employees and/or customers...

Philip Miles
Knox v. SEIU - COTW #97

The Supreme Court issued its opinion in Knox v. SEIU yesterday. It probably felt a bit like the wrong person walking in to a surprise party: the room is filled with anticipation... deep breath... annnnd... and then universal disappointment. "You're...

Eric Meyer
Employer customer lists: "Whatever you say, dude."

You're looking to hire a new salesperson. Scott Salesperson comes in to interview. He currently works for your top competitor. "Scott, do you have a non-competition agreement?" "No." "Scott, do you have a confidentiality...