Every situation is different, but there are many examples of lawsuits that started over office pools that won lotteries. What’s an employer to do?Read More
The duty to consider reasonable accommodations doesn't just include an employee’s medical condition, but also any medications an employee is taking to treat that condition.
As more employers use staffing agencies, they should pay attention to the possibility that their organization, and not the staffing agency, could be liable for the conduct of a temporary employee.Read More
A recent study identified the top business-related litigation trends and concerns from 2013.Read More
Non-disparagement clauses are ripe for sloppy and vague drafting, which can result in parties ending up where they wanted to avoid — the courthouse.Read More
Refusing to hire someone who filed a lawsuit claiming a violation of the FLSA or Title VII is illegal retaliation.Read More
An employer cannot go into 'ostrich-mode' in the face of workplace harassment.Read More
If you believe that an employee is abusing FMLA leave, build your case. Uncover enough facts to support your belief that that employee is committing fraud.
Perhaps one solution to this crisis is for Congress to engage in some simple oversight over the agencies that enforce our various laws, including the EEOC. $751,942.48 in taxpayer money is a costly investment to chase a fool's errand.