Sexual Harassment: Battling claims in the courts of legal opinion and public opinion
Numerous high-profile sexual harassment and misconduct scandals have dominated the headlines in the last year. The viral growth and game-changing
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‘Workplace Issues in the News’ seminar draws record numbers
With so many workplace issues making the headlines in the past year, including the viral #MeToo movement exposing countless stories
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Confidential sexual harassment settlement payments no longer tax‑deductible
In a workplace era that may soon be referred to as “Pre-Weinstein,” employers not only could quietly settle sexual harassment
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ERISA Plans: Part-time employee entitled to disability benefits
In Van Steen v. Life Insurance Company N.A., the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the grant of long-term disability
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Oklahoma transgender employee seeks reinstatement
In November we alerted employers that an Oklahoma City federal court jury awarded Rachel Tudor, a transgender employee, $1.165 million
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Fiduciary Rule cancelled, subject to further appeal by DOL
For several years now, many in the retirement plan industry have been talking about the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL)
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JurisIQ adds advanced training on discrimination, harassment and retaliation
With sexual harassment and discrimination dominating headlines in the last several months, The JurisIQ Learning Center has released a new advanced-training video course
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Resolution of wage violations not necessarily assured under PAID pilot program
A new pilot program announced by the U.S. Department of Labor just last week provides employers with renewed hope that
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Sixth Circuit rules Title VII outweighs religious defense in case of transgender employee
While the debate is still not settled as to whether Title VII’s prohibition on sex discrimination applies to LGBTQ workers,
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Appeals court continues narrow interpretation of Oklahoma’s non‑solicitation statute
Dealing with departing employees can be tricky. That’s why many companies require certain employees — particularly those with access to
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