Posts from August 2011.

Over the next 8 business days, I'll have a series of short posts addressing common questions that employers have about the law. If there is an "FAQ" that you would like for me to address, please let me know in the comments box.

I may also have more in-depth postings as circumstances warrant.

Employer FAQ No. 4: Should I offer harassment training to rank-and-file employees? Isn't that just ...

Over the next 9 business days, I'll have a series of short posts addressing common questions that employers have about the law. If there is an "FAQ" that you would like for me to address, please let me know in the comments box.

I may also have more in-depth postings as circumstances warrant.

Employer FAQ No. 3: When do I have to start saving electronic evidence?FAQ Round 3.jpg

You should start preserving ...

Over the next 10 business days, I'll have a series of short posts addressing common questions that employers have about the law. If there is an "FAQ" that you would like for me to address, please let me know in the comments box.

I may also have more in-depth postings as circumstances warrant.FAQ Round 2.jpg

Employer FAQ No. 2: "What does 'right to work' mean?"

As I've said in a previous post, "right to work" is ...

Over the next 11 business days, I'll have a series of short posts addressing common questions that employers have about the law. If there is an "FAQ" that you would like for me to address, please let me know in the comments box.

I may also have more in-depth postings as circumstances warrant.FAQ Round 1.jpg

Employer FAQ No. 1: "What exactly is the interactive process?"

The quick answer is this: The ...

Vote-For-Pedro-logo.jpgVote for Summer . . . and Pedro* . . . and Tracy Flick.

It appears that blog award season is upon us!

We are very honored that Employment & Labor Insider has been included as a Labor & Employment Nominee in the LexisNexis Best 25 Blogs 2011. Mike Maslanka's Texas Lawyer/Work Matters blog is also a nominee (congratulations and best wishes, Mike!).

If you are so inclined, we'd greatly appreciate ...

Texting.jpgDEAR READERS: If you enjoy this blog, we'd be most grateful if you would nominate it for the 2011 Blawg 100 list of the American Bar Association. (Blawg = blog + law . . . get it?) Attorneys and employees of Constangy are not eligible to vote. All entries must be submitted by September 9. While you're at it, please cast another vote for our sister blog, Employee Benefits Unplugged. Thank you for ...

Devil.jpgIt's not just London that is suffering from unrest these days -- there is reason to believe that American workplaces are far from heaven, too, even for those who are still fortunate enough to be employed.

The Wall Street Journal recently reported that approximately 75 percent of departing employees would not recommend their former employers to others looking for a job, almost a ...

Sherlock silhouette.jpgEarlier this summer, in writing about reference information for bad employees (I call them "the Axis of Evil"), I mentioned employment investigations, noting that this was a topic for another post. Well, today is the day. Now that the Supreme Court has officially recognized "cat's paw" liability for employers whose decisions are tainted by an individual with an unlawful motive, it ...

Robin Shea has more than 20 years' experience in employment litigation, including Title VII and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (including the Amendments Act). 
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