Kathryn Keys' employment was terminated by Humana Inc. in June 2008, citing a 2006 negative performance assessment and ignoring a 2007 favorable performance appraisal, according to the ruling. Read More
The Family Medical Leave Act and Title VII do not combine like chocolate and peanut butter to create an associational retaliation FMLA claim.Read More
This case presents an excellent opportunity to settle this important issue.Read More
The court accepted the case June 25 and has ruled on the issue previously under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Read More
I've written before how employers must treat pregnant employees the same (no better and no worse) as other employees based on their ability or inability to work.Read More
According to the May 16 ruling in Jarretta P. Hamilton vs. Southland Christian School Inc., Hamilton, who began teaching at the St. Cloud, Florida-based school in January 2008, conceived a child with her then-fiancé in January 2009. The couple got married the next month.
I could comfortably retire if I had a dollar for every time in my career that I have heard, 'But I have a right to free speech; I can say what I want and not get fired.' Read More
This case will be fascinating to follow, much more so for the religious implications than for the pregnancy discrimination implications. Read More