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Legal Briefing: Telecommuting as a Reasonable Accommodation

August 4, 2014
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Employers should not automatically rule out telecommuting options as reasonable accommodations under the ADA.
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Address Dressing for Success

August 4, 2014
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A rigid dress code policy can carry legal risks.
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Circuit Court Invalidates Individual Waivers of FLSA Collective Action Participation

August 1, 2014
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For now, at least in the 6th Circuit, it appears that individuals waivers of the right to join wage-and-hour collective actions are dead.
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NLRB Seeks to Supersize its Joint-Employer Standard

July 30, 2014
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This issue is years from a resolution, but nevertheless warrants notice, as it serves as further evidence of the aggressive pro-union position the current iteration of the NLRB is putting forth.
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'Unionism' Should Not be a Title VII Protected Class

July 28, 2014
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The problem with this idea is it's a right that the NLRA already protects.
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Customer Preference and Race Discrimination: When the Customer Isn’t Right

July 24, 2014
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The customer can never choose the race of the person working for you. The customer might be right about a lot things, but discrimination is not one of them.
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Orange is the New Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

July 23, 2014
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If your workplace is sexually charged, it will catch up with you eventually.
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Executive Order Bans LGBT Discrimination by the Federal Contractors and Government

July 22, 2014
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It’s incomprehensible and unjustifiable for an employer to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
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When Your Plaintiff is a Prostitute

July 21, 2014
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In this case, a settlement that will not throw the employer into bankruptcy is a win. It is important to do everything you can to lessen the potential pool of damages available to the plaintiff.
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EEOC Issues Enforcement Guidance, Q&A, and Fact Sheet on Pregnancy Discrimination

July 15, 2014
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All three documents are required reading for any employers with female employees of child-bearing age.
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