Labor/Employment

 

  • #TimesUp

    “It’s time to ensure that your company has a strong policy prohibiting sexual harassment in the workplace and that the policy is vigorously enforced,” writes Jennifer Robinson in this Today’s General Counsel column from the employment firm...

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  • 17 Percent Of EEOC Sexual Harassment Complainants Are Male

    In a recent CNN poll, ten percent of men reported they had been victims of sexual harassment at work. The percentage of sexual harassment charges filed before the EEOC by men is even higher – 17 percent...

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  • Fallout From Trump’s Affairs: The End Of The Nondisclosure Agreement?

    Two women – adult film actress/director Stephanie Clifford, aka Stormy Daniels, and Playboy model Karen McDougal – say they had sexual relationships with Donald Trump and maintain their nondisclosure agreements are invalid. This has lined up some...

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  • Combating Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

    Employers can expect to see an increase in sexual harassment claims and complaints. Some may be exaggerated or involve actions that simply do not rise to the level of harassment. Some may be stale, years-old allegations that...

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  • Companies Are Backing Off On Drug-Testing

    A Gallup poll last October found that 64 percent of Americans favor legalization of pot. That’s the most since Gallup first started asking the question back in 1969, when only 12 percent supported legalization. Drug tests costs...

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  • If The Rainmaker Is An Abuser

    The challenge of dealing with an abusive law firm rainmaker is that rainmakers are in high demand and about as mobile as they want to be. Nonetheless, firms must now “look within and confront the dilemma,” writes...

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  • Employer Victories In Recent FCRA Class Actions

    The Fair Credit Reporting Act addresses the use of background checks by employers. It requires that before getting a background report, the employer must get the subject’s authorization and before.....

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Privilege Lost For “Underlying Documents” When Report Is Made Public

    When a school board released a lawyer’s report about alleged sexual assaults by members of a high school basketball team, it had no desire to release the interviews and communications that...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Popular “EPLI” Insurance Squeezing Out Smaller Employment Firms

    The era of employment litigation arguably began in the 1990’s, with the passage of laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Civil Rights Act of 1991. Penalties for the losers in these cases can...

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  • Retired Dominatrix Trains Execs On Harassment

    A women who was a professional dominatrix for 17 years has established a training center called “the Academy” in New York City. There she teaches clients, mostly women in professions like banking and marketing, how to ward...

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