Employers take a risk when they classify someone
performing services for them as an independent contractor instead of an
employee. Because employers owe contractors far fewer obligations than
employees, employers risk each of the following if a court...
Earlier this month, I wrote about the ADA and hiring preferences , pointing out that the
disability discrimination laws do not prevent an employer from giving a hiring
preference to a disabled job applicant by creating a cause for action in favor
Any decision issued by the Supreme Court in an employment case is newsworthy. Thus, even though Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church & School v. EEOC [pdf] concerns the viability and applicability of the narrow ministerial exception under Title...
Last week, I discussed the bounds
of the "honest belief rule" as a defense to a discrimination claim.
Yesterday, in Seeger
v. Cincinnati Bell Telephone Co. [pdf] , [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers...
At her Employment & Labor Insider , Robin Shea wrote a great
post reminding everyone that it's "illegal to discriminate against white
people" (aka, reverse discrimination). But, did you know that courts impose
different legal standards...
Yesterday afternoon, the EEOC announced its long awaited,
and, by employers, long dreaded, Enforcement
Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment
Decisions under Title VII (along with a short and sweet Q&A ). ...
According to a recent survey by Intel (h/t: Lifehacker ),
85% of American adults share information about themselves online, while 90%
think others are sharing too much. Maybe the former CFO of Francesca's Holdings
Corp., Gene Morphis, should have...