I have heard a lot of discussion about the Supreme Court’s ruling this term in Vance v. Ball State [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ], and the scope of employer liability for harassment. But what does this...
I had the pleasure of presenting The Real Impact of
Social Media at the Arizona
Bankers Association Annual Convention at the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain . The Convention was jam packed with amazing roundtables, panels, presentations, and
events . The...
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) policies have been
the subject of many changes over the past several years. The FMLA entitles an
eligible employee to take up to 12 weeks (and in some situations 26 weeks) of
unpaid leave during a 12-month period...
The City of Phoenix added "sexual orientation" and
"gender identity or expression" to the groups of protected classes under local
law. The non-discrimination provisions prohibit discrimination in (1) employment;
(2) public accommodations;...
I will wait to draft the detailed post once the Supreme
Court has actually ruled, but for those who are following SCOTUS oral
arguments, one of the big employment cases of this term was heard on Nov. 25.
Here is what you need to know about Vance v...
I spoke this morning at a roundtable discussion regarding
the use of criminal record information obtained through background checks and
also data privacy and security at a Human Resources Committee roundtable hosted
by the American Council of
For those employees who did not dutifully fill out their
early voting ballot, the question companies often ask is: Do
companies/employers have to give their employees time off to vote?
The answer: Look to the applicable state law. In