If there is no religion supporting the request, then no law would prohibit you from banning Festivus at your company. Then again, why would you want to in the first place?Read More
Employers should be current with changes to applicable labor and employment laws with regard to employee leave requests.Read More
An employer cannot go into 'ostrich-mode' in the face of workplace harassment.Read More
The handling of employees taking legal prescription medications is highly fact sensitive and legally nuanced.Read More
If you are planning on denying an unpaid leave as a reasonable accommodation, understand that these terminations are risky and will draw scrutiny from the EEOC.Read More
Class action waivers are legal, so long as employees cannot reasonably read them to restrict their right to file unfair labor practice charges with the NLRB.Read More
Title VII does not just protect minorities from discrimination. It protects all employees from discrimination.Read More
Train an employee who is insulated from the hiring process to do your social media searches, scrub all protected information, and provide a sanitized report to those responsible for making the hiring decision.
Understand and pay attention to these issues of national-origin discrimination, if for no other reason than the fact that the EEOC is watching.
How you choose publicly to respond to allegations is open to cross-examination in later depositions and at trial.