Employee safety should always be the company's highest priority, and employers should follow CDC guidance and avoid knee-jerk reactions, no matter how provocative an employee's activities may be.
The ADA protects “alcoholism” as a disability, but there is a difference between alcoholism and being drunk at work, which the ADA absolutely does not protect.Read More
A single one-time dose of learning may raise awareness about bias, but it won’t permanently change habits.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
In the wake of a landmark 2013 ruling, it would seem unpaid internships aren’t long for the business world. Yet, such positions aren’t illegal.Read More
Leaders must explicitly communicate that uncivil, abusive behavior is thwarting their institutional objectives.
During his tenure as the head of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration, Ed Foulke emphasized assistance, rather than inspections and enforcement, to improve safety.Read More
A recent study identified the top business-related litigation trends and concerns from 2013.Read More
According to the EEOC, one company required its employees to participate in a 'belief system' that the defendants’ family member created, called “Onionhead.”Read More
Telecommuting raises enough unique issues under the ADA and the FLSA that inattentive employers that ignore these issues risk getting burned.Read More