Employers are required to accommodate an employee’s requests relating to religious beliefs if they have fair notice that the request is religious in nature.Read More
In recent decisions, National Labor Relations Board law judges have issued decisions that employers unlawfully interfered with employees’ rights.Read More
Worker advocacy groups have been increasing in number for the past three decades. While they operate as nonprofits, some critics believe they should be labeled as unions.Read More
This case offers hope to employers that there exists a more reasonable analysis of the application of Section 7 rights to workplace policies other than suggested by the Board’s recent actions.
Here are my top 5 tips to avoid turning your innocent costume party into an HR horror show.Read More
Leave laws create many gray areas in every jurisdiction. However, New York City’s leave law creates more gray areas than most.Read More
Here's my list. How about you? What would you add to the list? Leave your thoughts in the comments below, or tweet it with the hashtag #yesitslegal.Read More
Ehling v. Monmouth-Ocean Hospital Service Corp. provides further legal justification for employers to avoid this practice.Read More
Choice of law can be outcome determinative in non-compete cases. Because state law governs the enforceability of noncompete agreements, there are 50 different possible sets of rules for your contract.
Laws that prohibit smoking in the workplace are a floor, not a ceiling. You are free to ban e-cigarettes in your workplace, and should consider doing so.