December 2018

Friday night, the Hyman clan carried out our annual holiday tradition of watching "Elf." Since much of the story took place in and around various workplaces, this year I decided to watch with an eye towards shareable employment law lessons.Early in...
We’ve seen it over and over.  Employees, including top sales people, leave their job and start a competing company in the same city.  But they want to take “their” clients with them. In a recent Pennsylvania case, the departing employees...
Back in 2012, the EEOC issued BNSF a “Commissioner’s Charge,” saying it would investigate purported ADA violations by the railroad.  For several years, BNSF cooperated with the EEOC’s numerous information requests.  During the...
The dishes are done, the leftovers are gone, and you are back at work.  Were new laws enacted while you were conked out in a tryptophan-induced nap?  Keep reading for all the November updates about the minimum wage, tips, and overtime....