A Title VII amendment is needed to make it absolutely clear that sexual-orientation discrimination is not only abhorrent, but is also illegal.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.
The quickest way to ensure that generalized workplace bullying becomes illegal is for employers to continue to ignore it.
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
If you don’t want something to appear on the front page of the newspaper, or to be read in front of a judge or jury, don’t put it in writing. Don’t email it, don’t text it, don’t Facebook it, and don’t tweet it.Read More
What’s striking is that the behaviors identified in the Richie Incognito/Miami Dolphins report are comparable to what has occurred in law firms, accounting practices, health care institutions and academia.
The Labor Department is watching this issue. These types of claims are increasing, and you take a risk of a retaliation claim if you terminate an employee who reported a workplace injury.Read More
Commercial shipping vessels are governed by a code of law that has been evolving for centuries.Read More
One of the most important things to consider when planning the holiday party is how to limit the consumption of alcohol by party-going employees.Read More
How you choose publicly to respond to allegations is open to cross-examination in later depositions and at trial.