U.S. employers are obliged under OSHA as well as common-law duty to act reasonably in eliminating or reducing risk of injury to workers and patrons.
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.