With more workers being invited back into the workplace as the COVID-19 pandemic appears to be subsiding, you can expect an uptick in requests for disability accommodations to continue working remotely in some capacity, even when the asserted disability isn’t coronavirus-related. If the past is any indication of the future (and in this case, I […]
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently published a new webpage reminding us of its authority under certain circumstances to launch a discrimination investigation even without receiving a charge from an employee or other private party.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has finalized changes to its rules that are expected to make union representation efforts more difficult.
When onetime movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was convicted of criminal sexual abuse and rape in February, the verdict was lauded as a new day for women, who once felt powerless at the hands of the powerful. And on March 11, Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison, as a result of the guilty verdict. […]
Occasionally, an employee accused of harassment will file a charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) claiming that he was subjected to disciplinary action even though he was innocent or that he was the real victim of harassment.
What is the biggest employment law challenge employers have been facing thus far in 2010? An easy answer might be health care reform since companies have indeed started wrestling with whether to grandfather their benefits plans or strike off in a new direction under new sets of rules and regulations. But for many employment law […]