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Jon Hyman
The Other Side of the Coin on the Appropriate Response to Harassment

Last week I discussed the importance of a timely and effective remedial response by an employer to an employee’s harassment complaint. Today, I examine the other side of the coin—what happens when an employer does not take proactive steps...

Ashley Kasarjian
The Lessons of EEOC v. Freeman – “Know When to Hold ’Em. Know When to Fold ’Em.”

I was going to skip past this opinion from the District of Maryland until I realized that it started with a reference to a classic country song and, therefore, it immediately moved up my list and became worthy of a closer read. World-renowned poker...

Robin Largent
California’s DLSE Issues Updated FAQ on Paid Sick Leave

As California employers know, California enacted a paid sick leave law that took effect this year and required that employees start accruing paid sick leave July 1, 2015. Later in July, California’s Governor signed urgency legislation amending the...

Lisa Stam
Voting Laws for Canadian Employees

While Canadian readers are no doubt aware that we have a federal election coming up, for those who might not be following Canadian politics, a federal election has been called and voting will take place on Monday October 19, 2015. Fun Facts for American...

Eric Meyer
Meyer on How Lawyers Can Effectively Market Themselves Through Social Media

My kids know me as dad. You folks; however, know me as a blogging all-star , one of the lawyers who’s killing it on Twitter , and an all-around social-media dynamo. *** you can stop clapping now *** While you’ll probably never catch...

Jon Hyman
Compensable Working Time : FLSA :: Disability : Pre-2009 ADA

Think back to when you took your SATs, many years ago—number-2 pencils, plastic school chairs and laminate-topped desks, florescent lights, nervous sweat, and, the bane of many a high-schooler, the analogies that comprise so much of the SAT’s...