Monday, May 25, 2020

Columns

LEGAL: All joking aside: Stray remarks land employer in court

A 43-year-old head of sales was hired by a start-up Internet technology company and was employed only three months before being terminated for failing...

Riot Games – lessons from a corporate culture of harassment

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ Riot Games. It may sound like an oxymoron but it’s actually a multi-million-dollar corporation specializing in video game development...

LEGAL: Expensive lessons learned in Form I-9 and discrimination violations

When an employer violates I-9 paperwork or discrimination requirements, either USCIS (for paperwork violations) or the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment...

LEGAL: EEOC must reconsider wellness rules

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ Wellness plans have become increasingly popular and as such they have increasingly become the focus of several governmental agencies...

⊕ LEGAL: Government moving rapidly on transgender and sexual orientation issues

In September, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed two lawsuits against two different employers alleging they violated Title VII's prohibition on sex discrimination...

DOL issues rule on long-anticipated salary increases for exempt workers

An estimated 4.2 million salaried workers will be affected The Obama administration continues to rush a whole host of new, wide-ranging regulations as the final...