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...
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...
“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...
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...
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...
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
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