A lawsuit filed by the EEOC against McDonald’s Corp. for its alleged refusal to interview a deaf job applicant is a perfect ADA-storm.
Since social media is inherently social, doesn’t this test suggest that all such activity is concerted?
What did your employment attorney give you? How about Facebook firings, collective actions, FMLA notices and trade secrets to name a few.
When an employer offers an employee a severance agreement, it wants to be done with the employee. It is paying severance in exchange for finality.
Join the rebels. Don’t be an HR conformist. Introduce new ideas to your organization.
A history of accommodations with an employee will serve as your best defense to deflect a subsequent discrimination claim by that employee.
Allen v. City of Chicago still is not a clear win for employers across the board.
Until people fully understand that social media is erasing the line between the personal and the professional, these issues will continue to arise.
If USC has an issue, it will come from the timing of Sarkisian’s termination relative to his entrance into a treatment program.
I am not the only critic of the NLRB’s employment policies. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has joined the debate.