Legal

Social Media Background Checks as Discrimination

Train an employee who is insulated from the hiring process to do your social media searches, scrub all protected information, and provide a sanitized report to those responsible for making the hiring decision.

Train an employee who is insulated from the hiring process to do your social media searches, scrub all protected information, and provide a sanitized report to those responsible for making the hiring decision.

The Email Curfew for Wage-and-Hour Compliance

How do you prevent employees from claiming overtime wages for the off-the-clock time they spend receiving, reading, and sending work-related emails? Maybe an email curfew is the answer.

How do you prevent employees from claiming overtime wages for the off-the-clock time they spend receiving, reading, and sending work-related emails? Maybe an email curfew is the answer.

EEOC Tackles National-Origin Discrimination

Understand and pay attention to these issues of national-origin discrimination, if for no other reason than the fact that the EEOC is watching.

Understand and pay attention to these issues of national-origin discrimination, if for no other reason than the fact that the EEOC is watching.

Clothes Make the Man, and the Wage-and-Hour Lawsuit

Look for the Court to craft a rule that any gear, whether typically worn as clothing or not, is compensable 'protective gear' if it’s intended use is for protection for the specific needs of the job in question.

Look for the Court to craft a rule that any gear, whether typically worn as clothing or not, is compensable ‘protective gear’ if it’s intended use is for protection for the specific needs of the job in question.

Legal Briefing: Actions Taken on Arbitration Agreements

In recent decisions, National Labor Relations Board law judges have issued decisions that employers unlawfully interfered with employees’ rights.

In recent decisions, National Labor Relations Board law judges have issued decisions that employers unlawfully interfered with employees’ rights.

NLRB Upholds Workplace Ban on Recording Devices

This case offers hope to employers that there exists a more reasonable analysis of the application of Section 7 rights to workplace policies other than suggested by the Board’s recent actions.

This case offers hope to employers that there exists a more reasonable analysis of the application of Section 7 rights to workplace policies other than suggested by the Board’s recent actions.