If you exercise any control over how workers perform services for you, it is likely that they should be classified as employees, not independent contractors.
Unlike employers, courts favor equities and try to avoid inequitable results.
There is no way to eliminate stereotypes and biases. But it seems like employers and managers can take a page from the Rock Hall of Fame: Even 80-year-old drummers can still rock it at work.
Conventional wisdom suggests that arbitration is quicker and cheaper means to resolve lawsuits. Research, however, suggests the opposite is true.
In Nutritionality, Inc. d/b/a Freshii, the NLRB issued an advice memorandum concluding that the franchisor is not a joint employer with the franchisee.
If you are a medical practice and your employees are also your patients, HIPAA adds a deep layer of complexity to these confidentiality issues.
City officials said Mary Lester engaged in conduct unbecoming of a city employee.
It may be in the best interest of an employer to require vaccinations for its workforce. But the legalities and practicalities involved may present too many obstacles to make such a requirement worthwhile.
What does this all mean for employers? Let’s take a look, via the helpful Q&A the EEOC published.
Title VII does not (yet) specifically identify 'sexual orientation' as a protected class.