settlement for reporters recently caused both celebration and ire in the
journalism community. The celebration was for a victory on behalf of
hard-working reporters everywhere. Many reporters work deadly hours for little
pay. This decision...
Many people who are trying to figure out whether they've
been the victim of discrimination miss an obvious way to find out how much
coworkers are making: asking them. Some employers try to prevent this by
putting in handbooks or contracts a provision...
There has been much crowing and breaking-out-of-champagne
on the management side over the recent
case saying President Obama's recess appointments to the NLRB were
The case applies to that one NLRB matter and that one only...
In another example of why women hesitate to bring sexual
harassment claims, a judge
has ordered twenty two women who are bringing a sexual harassment claim to
turn over their cell phones and social networking passwords to attorneys for
Last year I did pretty well with my predictions. Here's
what I see on the horizon for 2013.
1. Even More Active NLRB
With zero Republicans left, the possibility of gridlock is nil. We've seen a
very active NLRB on issues involving...
The Florida Commission on Human Relations is the state equivalent of EEOC. In order to sue under the Florida Civil Rights Act, you must first file a Charge of Discrimination with them and let them investigate. They have a deal with EEOC that, if you file...
Did you hear the latest story about 150 people fired for not getting a flu shot? That's right. An employer fired 150 healthcare workers the day before Thanksgiving (doesn't this story keep getting better?) because they mandated each and every...