Earlier, I busted on "my own side" by giving four
reasons why employers shouldn't be so quick to fire their employees . To be
fair, this week I'll talk about the other side -- four reasons why employees
shouldn't be too quick...
If you're an employment lawyer or Human Resources professional who handles sexual harassment cases, or a federal judge who decides them (bless your heart!), you know there are a lot of "tares" mixed in with the "wheat."
DISCLAIMER: Today's post has absolutely nothing to do
with Veterans Day. But thank you, veterans!
Last week, I was pretty hard on Herman
Cain and his response to allegations of sexual harassment . Since then, two
women have come forward publicly...
With Easter and Passover almost upon us, what better
topic than a new case on the ministerial exception to Title VII?
A federal judge in Ohio has recently refused
to dismiss * a lawsuit brought by a former teacher at a Catholic school who
Everybody knows that an employer should never, ever, ever ask an applicant about religion or disability until after a conditional offer of employment has been made. And maybe not even then. Right?
Well, mostly right. But, as a couple of EEOC...
The National Labor Relations Board has taken the position that many garden-variety employment policies violate the law. These rulings place employers in a “ Catch 22 ”—if employers rescind the policies, they could have trouble defending...
A federal judge in Pennsylvania held
this week that U.S. Steel had the right under the Americans with
Disabilities Act to conduct random alcohol tests on probationary
employees at a coke
plant , granting summary judgment to the company in...