Class action waivers are legal, so long as employees cannot reasonably read them to restrict their right to file unfair labor practice charges with the NLRB.Read More
The status of a graduate assistant must be analyzed based on the 'economic realities' of each individual.
Unless a bully is harassing someone because of a protected class (race, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin) bullying is probably legal.Read More
While religious-discrimination claims only comprise a small portion of all charges filed with the EEOC, they have more than doubled over the past 15 years, growing at a rate faster than race or sex claims.Read More
The way forces of transparency are disrobing companies and exposing them — warts and all — for anyone to see.Read More
Proving a negative is the most difficult position for an employer, and, often, the most expensive for an employer to defend.
Free-speech rights extend to symbolic speech on social networks, such as liking a Facebook page or post, or retweeting someone’s tweet.Read More
What is big data and why should HR care about it?
It is critical that you have a policy establishing rights and expectations in relation to personnel files.Read More