Late last month, the 5th Circuit court of appeals in New Orleans ruled on another employer confidentiality policy, and the results should trouble employers everywhere.Read More
If a non-exempt employee works more than 40 hours in a week, you must pay them overtime. Period. No exceptions.Read More
This case is less about whether credit histories disparately impact African Americans than it is about how the EEOC chose to prove its case.Read More
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