The NLRB ruled that employees have a right to use their employers’ email systems during non-working time to communicate about union issues. The agency also issued rules for ambush election in representation proceedings.Read More
It only takes one layoff to turn a loyal employee into a desperate job seeker looking to provide value to turn a prospective employer into a new job.Read More
As the popularity of e-cigarettes continues to grow, there’s still no definitive ruling on the safety and proper regulation of the tobacco-free alternative. It’s up to employers to fill in the gaps.
The employer must have the ability to remote-wipe an employee's BYOD device to remove its data.Read More
Employers should not automatically rule out telecommuting options as reasonable accommodations under the ADA.Read More
Why was this case important for employers? For the first time, our highest court is recognizing, in great detail, the significant privacy interests we expect in our mobile devices.Read More
While a revised ruling would be consistent with the NLRB’s recent position on workplace communication, it is concerning for employers and bears monitoring.Read More
This decision adds to the confusion that already exists around workplace social media policies. As for me, I see little harm in these types of disclaimers.Read More
While telecommuting as a reasonable accommodation remains the exception, the line that separates exception from rule is shifting as technology makes work-at-home arrangements more feasible.Read More
Leaders often focus on what’s expedient and a lower upfront money and time investment, as opposed to what method will most effectively address challenging learning problems.