As proposed, the meaning of 'spouse' under the FMLA would depend on the law of state in which the marriage was celebrated, not the law of the state where the employee lives or works.Read More
Leave the political arguments of the ACA to the glib pundits and analysts; we sought out people on the ground floor, those who have to make it work, whatever their feelings about the law or its political symbolism.
It’s hard to believe that five years have since passed, with the ACA surviving charges of death panels, chair-tossing town-hall sessions, more than 40 repeal votes and a major Supreme Court challenge.
According to the 6th Circuit court, an employee can sue an employer for 'buyer's remorse.'Read More
Cyber-security, vaping, same-sex relationships, overly active federal agencies and pregnancy leave rights are all legal issues employers should be paying attention to this year. Read More
The security screenings also were not 'integral and indispensable' to the employees’ duties as warehouse workers, the court ruled. Read More
A ruling for UPS would promote the unequal treatment of pregnant workers, which is anathema to the spirit of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. No employer should be allowed to act as if it is exempt from the law.Read More
This case will hinge on whether the security screenings are key to the nature of the employment.Read More
Kris Dunn says honor the decision and let the free market decide what happens to Hobby Lobby. The market never lies about what’s most important to the people it serves.Read More
Retaliation claims remain harder for employees to prove, and easier for employers to win on summary judgment.Read More