If you don’t have a document-retention policy, you should.
If employers grant employees accommodations under the ADA, Title VII will almost certainly compel them to do the same for pregnant employees.
Depending on a specific law, managers and supervisors may have liability for their own acts of discrimination or other unlawful activities.Read More
Utterances of overtly offensive terms in the workplace should, in nearly all cases, suffice to state a claim under Title VII.Read More
Every workplace faux pas is not an excuse to punish. Yet, each is a chance for an employer to teach, and for employees to learn.Read More
Employers faced with an EEOC investigation should know that the agency is using these tactics, so that they can proactively, and lawfully, respond by delivering the right message to their employees.Read More
Much more often than not, requests for accommodations are not the demarcation on a battleground, but the call for a middle ground.Read More
It's important for employers to keep in mind that agencies and courts will apply the same rules to Facebook harassment as they would to face-to-face harassment.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 prudent course of action is to make sure that your severance agreements clearly and unambiguously state that employees retain their federally protected rights.Read More