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Jon Hyman offers four talent management tips after watching his 8-year-old daughter's rock band Cutetallica perform last weekend. Read More
The employer must have the ability to remote-wipe an employee's BYOD device to remove its data.Read More
It is a brave new world of workplace investigations. He-said/she-said has been replaced by “let’s go to the tape.”Read More
Protected activity does not per se protect a poor performer from termination, provided that you can demonstrate a history of treating similarly situated poor performers similarly.Read More
While this case does not necessarily spell the end of the independent contractor, it very well could be the beginning of trend of cases leading down this path.
Surprisingly, the ADA is silent on these issues. But the 6th Circuit federal court attempted to give us some answers.Read More
Hear what Jon Hyman had to say on WCPN about the Ban the Box movement. Read More
The ADA is never going to cover any employee who uses substances at work, let alone one who’s in an altered state a result.Read More
Since Congress expanded the definition of 'disability' in 2009, conventional wisdom has said that most medical conditions will qualify for protection under the ADA. This case sets the bounds of the exception.Read More
Retaliation claims remain harder for employees to prove, and easier for employers to win on summary judgment.Read More