Friday, July 1, 2022

Legal Column

EEOC settles class action over hiring practices for $5 million

In February, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) settled a nationwide class action lawsuit against American Freight Management...

Court grounds Hawaiian Airlines employees’ vaccine mandate challenge

In O’Hailpin et. al v. Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. a group of employees brought a putative class action that challenged Hawaiian...

Cyber liability and social media policies

Social media is everywhere in the 21st Century, including the workplace, and there are pros and cons to its use...

Sexual harasser? Or victim of a scam?

Anyone accused of sexual harassment, particularly in a university setting, should be summarily discharged.  Right?  Well, maybe even there, it’s a...

Significant changes to requirements for payment of FLSA minimum wage to tipped employees

On Oct. 28, 2021, the U. S. Department of Labor announced a final rule that sets limits on the...

When work heats up, OSHA may pay a visit

While mandatory COVID vaccinations has been at the forefront of attention lately, OSHA has not ignored other employee safety...