Helping employers navigate the complicated and ever-changing world of employment and labor laws, rules, and regulations, rationally and pragmatically.
Any successful bring-your-own-device program results from a synergy among the C-suite, legal, IT, HR, and risk management. Involve all of these departments to make sure that your BYOD program is successful, and addresses all necessary security issues.Read More
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission should be championing confidential investigations, not signaling that they constitute a flagrant violation of Title VII.Read More
This awful catastrophe reminds us that we should view people as people, and not as colors, religions, or stereotypes.Read More
Allowing an employee to work in a position makes it difficult to argue later that the employee was not qualified for that same position.Read More
Before embarking on a campaign to require that your employees sign away their participation in collective actions, you might want to wait for the 6th Circuit to have its say on the issue.Read More
As a recent case points out, telecommuting as a reasonable accommodation remains the exception, not the rule.Read More
Despite a recent ruling, if an employee you have classified as exempt complains about overtime pay, do not assume it is safe to retaliate.Read More
Halting confidential workplace investigations serves no one's interest, including the employees the agency is sworn to protect.
A court recently concluded that even though the word 'bitch' is sexually based, its use must be examined in context to determine whether it constitutes harassment 'because of sex.'Read More