“I’m stuck in between a rock and a hard place.” You’re familiar with that phrase. So how about this one?
With the rise in popularity of reggae music in the western world in the 1970’s, the wearing of dreadlocks has become an increasingly fashionable hairstyle for both men and women.
We wrote last week that the EEOC recently sued on behalf of vulnerable farm workers – one of the EEOC’s priorities.
An employer had no cause of action under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) against an employee who accessed its computer systems to misappropriate confidential and proprietary business information to start a competing business, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio has held.
You may recall my post on August 8, 2014 about the Lupyan v. Corinthian Colleges, Inc. case in which the Third Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a summary judgment in favor of the employer when the employee claimed she never received an FMLA designation letter that her employer claims it mailed to her via first class mail.
On October 20, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio found that the False Claims Act (“FCA”) did not protect an employee who was fired after revealing his history as a whistleblower and offering to help his new employer prevent overcharges on a government contract.
The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa, with the few isolated cases occurring in the United States, is spurring employers to review their emergency response plans for pandemic preparedness.
Our last two blog posts talked about Ebola facts and the legal background that will frame any employer actions taken to address Ebola in the workplace.
Friday’s Five: Five Items Employers Need to Understand About Automobile and Mileage Reimbursement Under California Law
Expense reimbursement may seem like a small issue in comparison with the other areas ofliability facing California employers, but the exposure for not appropriately reimbursing employees can be substantial.