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Articles by Jon Hyman

There's No Such Thing as a Free Lunch, Unless You're the NLRB

June 25, 2014
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This case was low-hanging fruit for the Board. Don’t leave your fruit hanging.
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The United Colors of Harassment Claims

June 24, 2014
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'No one should have to put up with sexual comments or touching while they are just trying to make a living.'
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Suspension of County Employee Teaches Important Lesson About use of Mobile Technology

June 20, 2014
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Employees think the four-inch device in their pockets is theirs, and what they email, text, Facebook, etc., is not the employer's business. They're wrong.
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An Ode to Working Dads

June 19, 2014
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We are all accessible around the clock. There is simply no excuse for an employer not to offer flexibility to all employees — men and women — whose jobs permit it.
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Hold the Onion(head): What Is a 'Religion' Under Title VII?

June 16, 2014
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According to the EEOC, one company required its employees to participate in a 'belief system' that the defendants’ family member created, called “Onionhead.”
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Time to Tackle Telecommuting

June 12, 2014
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Telecommuting raises enough unique issues under the ADA and the FLSA that inattentive employers that ignore these issues risk getting burned.
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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Challenges EEOC Over 'Unreasonable' Enforcement Tactics

June 12, 2014
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According to the Chamber, its analysis of the EEOC’s enforcement and litigation strategies “reveals an agency which often advances questionable enforcement tactics and legal theories.”
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A Rock 'N' Roll Employment Lesson via the Old 97’s

June 11, 2014
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Employers, here’s your homework assignment: create some magic for your employees.
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EEOC Cracks Down on Employer’s "English Only" Rule

June 10, 2014
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If you intend to enforce an English-only rule, make sure you can justify the nexus between English fluency and job performance.
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Equal Treatment in Workplace Misconduct Helps Avoid an Ugly Discrimination Claim

June 9, 2014
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Parties who are equally culpable in workplace misconduct should be treated equally. Disparate treatment is, well, disparate treatment, which is a Title VII no-no.
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