Posts tagged Mediation.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced last month that it has launched an online inquiry form.Alyssa Peters

The online system is in the testing phase and available for only five offices: Charlotte, Chicago, New Orleans, Phoenix, and Seattle. Whether this new system will result in more charges is yet to be determined, but my guess is that it will do so dramatically! The purpose ...

Roberts v. Clark County (NV) School District involved a female-to-male transgender police officer. Although the School District later changed its policy, when Bradley Roberts first told the District in 2011 that he was presenting as a male, he was told that he could not use the men's room until he submitted proof of gender reassignment surgery. But he wasn't allowed to use the ...

NOTE TO READERS (7/18/15): Due to a technical issue with the comments, replies that I tried to make to a number of commenters did not "post." I apologize. I think we have everything fixed now, and I've gone back in this morning and replied to just about everybody unless the comment did not seek a response or I couldn't understand the comment. My responses are under the name "InsiderBlog ...

Happy Thanksgiving, y'all! I know we have plenty to be miserable concerned about, but that is not my role today. Here, in no particular order, are five labor-and-employment-related things for which I am thankful. (Crabbiness returns next week.)

Oliver_Twist_-_Samhällsroman_-_Sida_005.jpg"Please, sir, may I have some more gruel? Amazing how tasty it is when you're starving!"

 

1. OK, I am completely serious now. You, my clients, and ...

I was all set to write this week about the EEOC's new Strategic Plan for 2012-16, but it was so darned vague, I'm not sure what I can meaningfully say about it. (In Roget's Thesaurus, or maybe it was The Devil's Dictionary, somebody said "strategic" was a synonym for "so indefinite that you can easily take the credit for achieving your goals, and no one will be the wiser if you failed. See also

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 ...

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 ...

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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