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."
The latest guidance on social media and protected concerted activity , issued last week by Lafe Solomon, Acting General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board, is for the most part an unrealistic, hair-splitting mess. ("But Robin, tell us...
Last spring I had the honor of talking
about equal pay legislation with Stephanie Thomas on her podcast The
Proactive Employer . My counterpart and the star of the show was Lilly
Yes. That Lilly Ledbetter. Lilly Ledbetter of the
"Love means having to say you're sorry." Wait a minute. Is that a typo?
No. Erich Segal , I beg to differ. As anyone who has a life knows, love means having to say you're sorry a lot. And that goes for employers, too. The company...
Four out of five doctors* agree: work-life balance is the most, to say the least.
Seriously, it is. Studies have shown that employees who have lives outside of work are healthier and more productive than those who don't....
It seems like such an insignificant little case, but it's
really a can of exploding
An Illinois woman who was terminated
after she was caught working during her lunch period has won her claim for
unemployment. (The employer said that...
If your job makes you want to kill yourself, are you a
"direct threat" to your own safety?
In what has to be one
of the weirdest ADA cases I've seen , a woman (let's call her
"Gladys") was hired as a temp for a tech company...