The Labor and Employment Section of the Michigan bar held
its annual spring meeting last Thursday, and the topic was A backstage pass to
the EEOC. The Detroit office had over 20 representatives attend.
The round-table topics were intake and investigation;...
One of the great challenges for employers is to draft and
to enforce policies dealing with communications and social media which actually
achieve the desired result. The tension between enforcing a mother's admonition
of not saying anything if...
It seems fitting that the school ends with another story about
educators and Facebook. In this case, an elementary school
principal who had been with the district for 21 years resigned rather
than face demotion, due in part to her Facebook postings...
Although law firms can be subject to the NLRB's
jurisdiction, there are not many reported decisions. An administrative
law judge recently issued a decision involving
a small law firm in Alabama that addressed the issue of whether a lawyer who
The EEOC has announced that
it will be holding a meeting on May 8, 2013, to hear from invited panelists on
the treatment of wellness programs under federal law, with an emphasis on
understanding the ways that the ADA, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination...
The events of the past week in Boston highlight the not so new reality that terrorism not only impacts society but also the workplace. How do employers respond when the government declares a state of emergency; closes roads; stops mass transportation;...
One of the more intriguing aspects of the Rutgers'
termination of basketball coach Mike Rice are reports , like
the New York Times story, that the FBI is investigating the former assistant
who released the video of the conduct that led to Rice's...