LXBN TV: Fired Out of Fear of Ebola – Yes, This is Happening

By | LXBN | October 22, 2014
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There is certainly danger in taking issue with the level of alarm some people are taking with regards to the Ebola outbreak. Certainly, it isn’t the worst thing to treat this deadly outbreak with the level of caution and concern it deserves Then again, we’ve seen plenty of instances when this level of concern has just gone too far.

Employer Permitted to Use “After-Acquired” Evidence at Discrimination Trial

By | Labor & Employment Law Blog | October 22, 2014

In Weber v. Fujifilm Medical Systems USA Inc., et al., case numbers 13-4891 and 14-0206, decided on October 9, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that a former executive’s employer could use “after-acquired” evidence – evidence of an employee’s misconduct during the period of employment which the employer discovers after the employee’s discharge on other grounds – to confirm the nondiscriminatory reason for his termination.

Ebola in the Workplace – the Facts

Media reports of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, along with the recent infection of two nurses in Dallas, have raised fears of the potential spread of Ebola in the United States, and employers are increasingly concerned about what they should do to address the possibility of Ebola in the workplace.