ESPN broadcaster Keith Olbermann recently held a mock press conference in which he pretended to be the new Commissioner of Baseball, and explained how he would improve the game in that role.
Employees regulated by U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) drug and alcohol testing regulations are required to report for drug or alcohol tests within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the employer.
Unlike many other areas of the law, employment and human rights law lets me dig into cultural differences, individual perceptions of reality, and some of the universal truths that unite us all.
I try to warn clients all the time that juries are fickle. A party can have the best evidence and still lose. One recent case illustrates that reality.
So, I know there are a lot of jokes about retired folks becoming a Wal-Mart greeter, even though I’m sure Wal-Mart would say that their greeters can be any age.
As I discussed in Is Arbitration Quicker, Cheaper and Better for You?, sometimes it is in a party’s interest to have a dispute resolution mechanism that is long, onerous and expensive.
Like a Bad Penny, Discharged AT&T Employee Turns Up Years Later Despite No-Rehire Agreement; New Jersey Appellate Court Affirms $35K Judgment Against Her
The inclusion of a “no-rehire” provision in separation agreement is fairly commonplace. Likewise, a damages provision (including liquidated damages and attorneys’ fees) in the event of a breach by the former employee are routinely included as well.
In an opinion that disappointingly failed to take advantage of countless pun opportunities, a federal judge in New York otherwise got it right, ruling that the United States Tennis Association properly classified U.S. Open tennis officials as independent contractors, not employees.
It felt like we were in a dream. Or maybe San Diego. Day after day, 82 degrees and little humidity. In a word: pleasant.