Employers should be current with changes to applicable labor and employment laws with regard to employee leave requests.Read More
Commercial shipping vessels are governed by a code of law that has been evolving for centuries.Read More
One of the most important things to consider when planning the holiday party is how to limit the consumption of alcohol by party-going employees.Read More
The status of a graduate assistant must be analyzed based on the 'economic realities' of each individual.
Social media is not creating new laws, but is merely creating new applications of existing laws to an evolving communication and technology tool.Read More
Look for the Court to craft a rule that any gear, whether typically worn as clothing or not, is compensable 'protective gear' if it’s intended use is for protection for the specific needs of the job in question.Read More
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.