SCOTUS declines to determine whether Title VII covers sexual orientation
In a bit of a surprise move, the U.S. Supreme Court today passed on an opportunity to provide some long-awaited
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Time for employers to up their game for preventing workplace harassment
Franken. Lauer. Spacey. Weinstein. Moore. And others. There is no question that in 2018 all employers will be facing growing
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Avoiding legal hangovers
‘Tis the season … for office holiday parties. They are great for employee morale. They can also give rise to
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Court rules employee’s termination not in retaliation for repeated complaints
In a recent case in federal court in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Carissa Nealis, a white woman and account executive for CoxCom,
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Oklahoma jury awards transgender employee $1.165 million
The courts, the Department of Justice, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission hold differing views on whether Title VII prohibits
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States take pay disparity laws a step further by banning pay history inquiries
Many states already have laws aimed at closing the wage gap. Whether they are couched as pay disparity, pay equity,
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Retaliation 101
A recent opinion from the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals involving Tulsa’s American Airlines facility serves as a reminder
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EEOC alleges medical exams and questionnaires violate ADA, GINA
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) limits an employer’s ability to make disability-related inquiries or subject individuals to medical exams.
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Seventh Circuit case demonstrates value of good time reporting procedures
Police officers in the Chicago Police Department claimed in a recent case that they were not compensated for work they
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IRS announces special relief to help victims of Hurricane Harvey
Last week the IRS announced that 401(k) plans and certain similar employer-sponsored retirement plans can make loans and hardship distributions
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