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...
As an employer, what can you do to protect yourself when one employee claims severe sexual harassment and the other party denies it or claims it was all consensual?
The Marchuk v. Faruqi & Faruqi trial ( daily updates here ) is far from over, but...
Last week I heard David Lopez, General Counsel of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, speak about EEOC litigation developments at the annual North Carolina/South Carolina Labor and Employment Law conference.
The EEOC has been litigating like...
“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...
How much do you really know about the Genetic
Information Nondiscrimination Act? Here's a quick quiz:
Which of the following is an unlawful request for
company requires a post-offer, pre-employment...
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...