Until the courts sort these issues out, prudent employers should tread carefully and consult with their employment counsel before disciplining or firing any employees who are using legally prescribed marijuana away from work.Read More
What does one make of a recent lawsuit filed by the EEOC against CVS, claiming that a severance agreement it provided to three employees unlawfully restricted their rights?Read More
GM President Mary Barra expressed regret over the Cobalt’s safety issues; she stated that GM is now moving from a culture of cost containment to a culture of safety.
It’s okay to 'gossip' in the workplace, as long it’s not 'negative,' said the NLRB.Read More
University attorneys, who have vowed to appeal the ruling, have 14 days to file.
Harassment is harassment, whether its a male-on-female, or female-on-male. As long as the harassment is 'because of sex,' it’s illegal.Read More
Nothing good comes from putting statements like 'too bad he’s male' in emails, or text messages, or voice mails, or any other form of communication.Read More
The Americans with Disabilities Act protects HIV as a disability.Read More
Hiring practices carried out online might appear to be neutral at first glance, but they could have the unintended effect of excluding people.Read More
Understanding that union avoidance starts as soon as a job candidate walks in your door to apply for a job is the first step in honing the right strategy that will keep your company union free.Read More