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Margaret (Molly) DiBianca
Employers, Are Your Employees Minding Their Own Business?

Employees send a lot of emails at work. Goodness knows, the emails in my inbox never seems to stop piling up. And I think we can all agree that emails we send at work aren't always work related. So what do we talk about when our emails are not strictly...

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U.S. High Court Issues Split Ruling On Jurisdiction Of Federal Employees’ Suit

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Civil Service Reform Act (CSRA) precludes district court jurisdiction over claims by federal employees seeking to declare acts of Congress unconstitutional, a split U.S. Supreme Court ruled this morning ( Michael B. Elgin, et...

Philip Miles
Perfect Overtime Defense: Plaintiff Never Worked Here! - COTW #95

N avigating overtime pay can be a mine field for employers. Are you properly classifying employees as exempt/non-exempt? Which activities constitute "work" under the FLSA? How are the hours and mandatory overtime pay calculated? But you know...

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Eric Meyer
The teacher who blogged about her "dunderhead" students is back!

And she's making news again... It's been nine long months since I blogged about a favorite of The Employer Handbook: Natalie Munroe. You can read about her here , here , here , and here . She is the PA teacher who, on her blog, described...

Donna Ballman
Can Your Boss Fire You For Taking Vacation?

It's summer, and thoughts of vacation are in the air. You shouldn't have to worry about your job while you're on vacation. Or should you? A recent study shows that 70% of Americans are leaving some or all of their vacation days unused because...

Robin Shea
The NLRB's Dos and Don'ts for employer social media policies

The latest guidance on social media and protected concerted activity , issued last week by Lafe Solomon, Acting General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board, is for the most part an unrealistic, hair-splitting mess. ("But Robin, tell us...