Title VII should not permit an employer to Plessy v. Ferguson its workforce for any reason.
I have yet to read an opinion that suggests that legalized marijuana requires accommodation by employers for workplace use, even for medicinal purposes.
Tell managers that checking on a compliance or policy matter is the easiest decision they’ll make all week.
Employers must be careful in drafting settlement agreements that involve 'no employment' or 'no re-employment' provisions.
Do you have employees who cannot show up for work on time no matter what? It appears there might be a medical explanation for their chronic lateness.
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.
Though laws on noncompete agreements vary by state, they are no longer confined to highly specialized industries.
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.
This is an issue you should be discussing with your employees and building in your EEO/anti-harassment training.