Labor & Employment
A former longtime in-house lawyer at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. is suing the consulting firm for discrimination, claiming the company unjustifiably demoted her and eventually forced her to resign because of her age and gender.
A new kind of military lawyer is being deployed to work with victims of sexual assault: Special Victims' Counsel, who are part of a Department of Defense pilot program within the Air Force.
Employment law blogs have been discussing an Advice Memorandum recently released by the National Labor Relations Board that addresses when an employee may be fired over negative comments about an employer on social media.
Mark Nordstrom, a senior counsel for General Electric Company who specializes in labor and employment law, discusses his recent trip to Myanmar following the lifting of some sanctions against the country.
It is time for a long-overdue dialogue on how to construct a law that is relevant to today's workplace while having a mechanism for stability and predictability in its interpretation and enforcement.
Companies hiring in today's labor market want candidates who can prove they have what it takes to add value—with minimal training.
School's out for summer, and there's a rush of young students and recent graduates looking for internships. But businesses that don't compensate interns for the work they perform can end up paying a big price down the road.
Increased government regulation has been on the minds of most employers for the past several years, and certain features peculiar to the retail industry give rise to vulnerabilities on some fronts.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has started filing suits against employers for violating the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act. Companies need to get up to speed on GINA, ASAP.
In many organizations, the human resources function is handled by specialists who guide managers' decision-making to ensure consistency with myriad employment laws.
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