The ruling confirms that employers need to practice vigilance in classifying an entry-level worker as an unpaid intern or an employee.
If employers grant employees accommodations under the ADA, Title VII will almost certainly compel them to do the same for pregnant employees.
The announcement is the first concrete details about these long-rumored rules, and could become a key part of President Obama’s legacy, which, unlike the Affordable Care Act, will be done without Congressional approval.
I believe that a majority of Americans now support the extension of all civil rights to the LGBT community.
Title VII should not permit an employer to Plessy v. Ferguson its workforce for any reason.
You know; if it looks like an employee, acts like an employee, and is treated like an employee, then it’s an employee.
I have yet to read an opinion that suggests that legalized marijuana requires accommodation by employers for workplace use, even for medicinal purposes.
Some things are better left unsaid, or, more to the point, un-typed.
This case is a scary reminder of how far the NLRB and its judges will go to fine protected concerted activity.
The distinction between employee and contractor continues to beguile employers and is ripe for problems under wage-and-hour laws.