Posts tagged Fiduciary Rule.

We now have a split in the circuits.

Yikes. I hope I haven't missed anybody. Wild week!

We hope that the immigrant strikes are about over by now, but they may continue into today, and a women's strike is reportedly set for March 8. Do Hot Dog Man.flickrCC.JeleneMorrisemployers have any recourse when their employees go out on strike? It depends. If the strike is "protected concerted activity" (and it may be), then employers will need to tread carefully and ...

Dana Thrasher, head of our Employee Benefits Practice Group, offers her reflections on the U.S. Department of Labor's final Fiduciary Rule and what it means for those who provide investment advice.

And, if you haven't done so already, please do get over to visit our new FOCUS blog for Women Leaders in the Workplace and their friends. Subscription is free. It's cooler than a Harriet ...

Mister Ed.Alan_Young_Mister_Ed.JPGIf Joe tells co-worker Mary a dirty joke, Joe is probably in violation of the employer's no-harassment policy, right? And he risks being disciplined, or even fired, right?

Right.

But if Mary sues Joe for sexual harassment based on this one joke, her lawsuit will in all likelihood be thrown out of court, right?

Right.

That's because you can't sue over just any old thing, even if it's annoying ...

Robin Shea has 30 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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