Hey SCOTUS! Where's the employment law? The Supreme Court kicks off the fall season on Monday, and they're hearing an employment law case in their opening week. But, I'm still wondering where the "big" employment law cases are. On...
Some employers terminate their employees pretty often.
Sometimes there are even rumors about who will get fired next. But you know
what's probably not a good idea for employers? Holding a contest in which
employees place $10 bets on who will get...
This post has been a long time coming... but at long last
it's the final post in the four-part
series on the NLRB's social
media memo . This post will address the NLRB's position on (what it views
as) overly broad social media policies...
Yesterday, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Elgin
v. Dep't of Treasury . The Petitioner's
Brief describes the issue and the existing circuit court split:
Do federal district courts have jurisdiction over
constitutional claims for...
Sometimes employment laws lead to seemingly silly results
- perhaps we can call them "unintended consequences" to borrow a term
from economics (what can I say? The law and econ lessons from my days at George
Mason have stuck with me). Need...
You may recall a Case of the Week from back in May: Same
Sex Partner Benefits and the Constitution . In short, two women filed suit
against my hometown school district (State College Area School District)
alleging unconstitutional sexual orientation...
The employment law Case of the Week is Walker v.
Jackson [ opinion available to lexis.com
subscribers] , an EEOC decision from October 6, 2011. It answers the age old question - if I get
invited to a same sex wedding celebration, was I subjected to...