If the sex discrimination laws do not protect an employee like Nelson, then I fear we are taking a huge civil rights step backward. Read More
Just because a disabled employee asks for an accommodation does not mean that you have to grant the request.Read More
Experts say religious discrimination claims in the workplace are expected to be a growing problem for employers.Read More
Since the holidays are almost upon us, and the news is a little slow, I thought I'd have a little fun. So I wrote a song.Read More
The settlement resolves a 2008 lawsuit filed against the Little Rock, Arkansas-based retailer for allegedly using a longstanding national policy and practice of requiring all employees to disclose personal and confidential medical information to obtain sick leave, the EEOC said in a statement Dec. 18.Read More
It is vitally important that companies have all their ducks in a row before terminating an employee. Conduct a full investigation before pulling the termination trigger. Have a bona fide reason and stick to it.Read More
There are several traps an employer can fall into with regard to accurately recording the time that an employee actually works.
The complex case of Teresa Watts v. United Parcel Service Inc. has gone to trial three times and been appealed to the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati once before, according to the 6th Circuit's latest ruling.Read More
Rockwell Automation discovers the key to diversity training.
If you are a staffing company, consider writing indemnification clauses into your agreements to help insure against liability when the company for whom you are staffing discriminates. Otherwise, there is a good chance that the law will not protect you from your customer's discrimination.Read More