A proposed Michigan House Bill was recently introduced that would significantly limit the use of noncompete agreements (sometimes called covenants not to compete) in Michigan. Such agreements often restrict individuals from working for a competitor or other post-employment activities.
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments last week in a case that’s getting a lot of attention, that being the EEOC’s lawsuit against Abercrombie & Fitch alleging the store’s “Look Policy” is a form of discrimination. Those allegations came when a Muslim women was not hired, partially, because she wore a hijab in the hiring process.
I love these odd cases – like the one-armed man who wanted to be an “unarmed” security guard, about which I blogged previously. Here’s another one that tickled my funny bone – the teacher with pedophobia, which is a debilitating fear of children! (Let’s just absorb the irony of that for a moment, shall we?)
Apologizing to our readers for having advertised live audio that wasn’t, you really can find the Wall Street Journal’s live blog entries here.
The Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments Wednesday, March 4 on certain aspects of the Affordable Care Act. This has the potential to unravel President Barack Obama’s beloved health care plan.