December 2018

The decision could be a big help to recruiters, staffing companies, and employment agencies.When might a recruiter be liable for a discriminatory hiring decision?A federal judge decided this week that an executive recruiter was not responsible for...
A: An employer must have one of these to avoid running afoul of discrimination laws when an employee is out on a medical leave of absence.Q: What is an open-ended leave of absence policy?Two employers recently learned this lesson the hard way, care...
With winter on the way, it is a good time for employers to review the relevant wage and hour laws that can be triggered by inclement weather. Likewise, it is also a good time for employers to ensure their policies comply with these laws when weather...
Welcome to the future: The year is 2020 and an organized—i.e., unionized trucking company—“L2M2” has announced it is acquiring a convoy of autonomously powered—i.e., “self-driving”—transportation vehicles.Initially, several of the trucks will “...
Better to be prudent with everybody.An article this week in Bloomberg said that men on Wall Street were getting the message about #MeToo.But the message wasn't quite what you might expect. Rather than "Avoid harassment at work," it was "...