This is the second in a three-part series on Ebola in the workplace. In the last blog posting, I discussed the actual facts about Ebola as set out by the Centers for Disease Control – exposure, symptoms, and self-monitoring.
Another One Bites the Dust – Court Strikes Down Non-Solicitation Agreement As Overbroad Under New York Law
The latest casualty to post-employment covenants came at the hands of a Connecticut trial court, which struck down a non-solicitation agreement under New York law as reaching beyond the legitimate business interests that deserve protection.
Chai Feldblum, a Commissioner of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, recently presented an update on the EEOC’s handling of charges alleging sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination.
Thinking before you speak is generally accepted as best practice, particularly if you are speaking in front of a room full of members of the world’s media.
When it comes to Halloween in the workplace, just call me Scrooge.
When the California Legislature chose to go its own way on immigration reform in 2013, it pulled employers in California into the middle of the immigration debate and a potentially very high stakes enforcement game.
When Richard Angelo died during a triathlon sponsored by USA Triathlon, USAT thought that the waiver/indemnity Richard had executed would protect the organization.
A common question that business owners raise involves the use of employees versus independent contractors. The use and classification of an individual as an employee or independent contractor is one of the more complicated employment law issues that business owners will deal with and resolving such issues will depend upon circumstances.
U.S. Supreme Court Passes On Review of Illinois Employee Classification Act, Leaving Statute Intact As “Constructed”
An Illinois state law directed at preventing the misclassification of construction employees as independent contractors remains intact after the US Supreme Court declined to consider a roofing company’s challenge to the 2008 law.