“Ban the Box” Bill Would Also Protect Felons From Discrimination
As the General Assembly session heats up, several legislators are calling for passage of the so-called “Ban the Box” legislation. Versions of this have been floated for years, but one legislator called this year’s bill the “most important bill” to come out of the legislature this year. So, that means that employers ought to keep... Continue Reading
Hostile Work Environment Creator, Equal Opportunity Offender or Something Else?
You work for a privately-owned multinational conglomerate with a high-profile CEO who loves Twitter and can’t stop talking. And that CEO, outside of work, has been critical of lots of people. In doing so, however, the CEO has made particular comments about certain women, comments such as: “She wanted to breast pump in front of... Continue Reading
How to Fire Your Employee Without Getting Sued
Before I even begin this post, let me advance the disclaimer right off the bat: Despite the title of this post, there is no sure-fire way to fire an employee without getting sued. Indeed, the title is a bit of a misnomer. It’s often been paraphrased that anyone can sue anyone else for anything at... Continue Reading
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