|Keeping You Posted
Recent developments in employment and labor law
|Keeping You Posted provides you with the latest updates in employment and labor law. As a supplement to Employment Law Comment, Keeping You Posted supplies you with a review of current federal and state cases, as well as legislative and regulatory changes, from your perspective as an employer.
Some of the many topics we discuss in Keeping You Posted include federal discrimination laws, the National Labor Relations Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Occupation Safety and Health act. Other topics include immigration and workplace privacy, including emerging trends in social media in the workplace. Add the RSS feed above to your favorites, and stay up-to-date on the issues that affect your Company.
Register for this month's Breakfast Briefing
Click here for a printable version of Employment Law Comment.
Monday, 27 January 2014 10:11
Although ultimately finding no evidence of age discrimination, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has considered whether instant messages between human resources professionals containing questionable euphemisms or acronyms could support a claim of age discrimination.
Friday, 17 January 2014 08:49
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has determined under certain circumstances an employer does not necessarily violate the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for terminating an employee for testing positive for marijuana use on a drug test even where the employee presents proof the test may have been a false positive due to medication taken by the employee. The result in this case may have been due largely to the employee’s failure identify the nature of his disability and the lack of proof the positive test was actually a false positive.
Tuesday, 14 January 2014 12:23
What happens when a disgruntled former employee with numerous performance issues tries to shove the cat’s paw theory of liability in the former employer’s face? Not much if the case is in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. In a recent decision further contributing to the development of the cat’s paw theory following the United States Supreme Court’s landmark decision on the issue in 2011, the Tenth Circuit held it is okay for a supervisor who may be biased to get the ball rolling on an investigation, so long as the investigator independently verifies facts.
Tuesday, 14 January 2014 12:19
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has determined an employer who terminated an employee with a disability because the employee exhausted all of her Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave and did not return to work did not violate the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Tuesday, 07 January 2014 11:42
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has determined a pharmacist was exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (“FLSA”) time-and-a-half overtime requirement because of an exemption for highly-paid employees. The pharmacist was employed by a nationwide pharmacy chain from 2003 until his resignation in 2009. His base salary was calculated on a 40 hour work week, exceeded $1,250 at all pertinent times, and was guaranteed. The pharmacist was paid bi-weekly and he was classified as a salaried employee exempt from the time-and-a-half overtime requirement of the FLSA.
Page 11 of 28<< Start < Prev 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Next > End >>