Off-the-clock cases involving call centers have been in vogue for a number of years despite lingering issues regarding whether they can truly be resolved on a class-wide basis.
In Kosovic v Niagara Caregivers and Personnel Ltd (“Kosovic”), the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal held that a recruitment agency’s job application form that asked for the applicant’s date of birth contravened the Ontario Human Rights Code.
Mainstream media, attorneys, and business owners are discussing the meaning and impact of a two paragraph press release issued on July 29 by the Office of the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
Plaintiffs’ Attorneys Comment On “‘Oh Wow, You Look So Pretty I Can’t Even Concentrate’ – Sexual Banter or Sexual Harassment?”
Readers once again were quick to respond to our post “‘Oh Wow, You Look So Pretty I Can’t Even Concentrate’ – Sexual Banter Or Sexual Harassment?”
You all know that I love telecommuting, although it works better in some instances than in others.
Earlier this week, ABC News reported on the story of a woman who had severe peanut allergies who alleged that she was denied a job at a hospital because of those allergies. I appreciated ABC News reaching out to me for comment.
Affordable Care Act Employer Penalties – Another Reason to Make Sure Workers Are Properly Classified
Beginning next year, an applicable large employer that does not offer affordable minimum value group health coverage to its fulltime employees (and their children up to age 26) will be vulnerable to employer shared responsibility penalties under Internal Revenue Code §4980H.
Canadian employers have been watching a series of class action claims, with employees claiming hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid overtime, since 2007.
It probably falls into the category of cult classic, but one of my favorite movies is 2000’s “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” starring George Clooney.