Employees cannot use California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act to dictate who they will and won’t work with.
Bad bosses beget revolving-door workforces doomed to failure. Good bosses create loyalty and retain good employees.
Employers that operate in a federally regulated industry need to be aware of the statutes that could give rise to a potential whistleblowing claim. Thankfully, the Department of Labor provides a list.
It’s refreshing to read a judicial opinion that offers a little common sense, but that should be the rule rather than the exception.
Employee have a right to express protected conduct without reprisal, just as employers have the right to discipline or terminate insubordinate employees.
Employees may have a valid retaliation claim if an adverse action occurs following an internal complaint.
As a publicly traded company, employees who lodge complaint about financial improprieties or other financial issues require special treatment.
Employer policies that provide for accommodations under certain conditions, but not for pregnancy-related accommodations, may be discriminatory.
Conventional wisdom suggests that arbitration is quicker and cheaper means to resolve lawsuits. Research, however, suggests the opposite is true.