Employers should review their employment policies and practices to begin interpreting spouse to include same-sex spouse.
If an employer even suspects that a practice might be religious in nature, the employer should consider whether the practice can be reasonably accommodated.
Companies might have to accommodate workers’ fears under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The Labor Department filed a wage-and-hour lawsuit against Ohio televangelist Ernest Angley and the for-profit buffet his church operates.
The duty to consider reasonable accommodations doesn't just include an employee’s medical condition, but also any medications an employee is taking to treat that condition.
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.
If you exercise any control over how workers perform services for you, it is likely that they should be classified as employees, not independent contractors.