Employers, has this ever happened to you?
An employee in a critical-but-inflexible position -- say,
a customer service representative -- asks for "intermittent" leave
under the Family and Medical Leave Act. If the intermittent time off...
All right, kiddies. My posts over the last few weeks have been juicy and entertaining. (Or as juicy and entertaining as employment law can get.) But summer is over, and it's time to buckle down.
The Supreme Court of the United States (aka "SCOTUS"...
Jon Hyman , among others, has already written an eloquent critique of the
latest report from the Office of the General Counsel of the National Labor
Relations Board on social media and protected concerted activity, and Dan
After a great holiday feast, isn't it fun just to eat the leftovers? Like a nice, cold roast beast sandwich with a wedge of leftover pie? Yum!
Here are some great labor and employment blog "leftovers" from the holidays that I hope...
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
“I like it when the judge calls me ‘honey’ – that means he’s going to grant my motion.” — Quote from real female attorney I know, circa 1990.
Does the court system discriminate against women lawyers? Could...
In my last post, in response to the bombings at the
Boston Marathon, I
talked about some ways that employers can prevent violence in the workplace
and even avoid hiring the type of employee who might become violent. (Realizing,
of course, that there...