Labor & Employment
"I don?t like that Facebook post—you're fired." It?s perhaps a sentence employers dream of saying, but don't dare. A recent Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals case could be changing that.
Texas state law gives certain agencies the right to ban convicted criminals from jobs that require public trust, but federal law prohibits employers from doing so.
New York's new law means that companies will have to accommodate pregnant workers. But there's a loophole: They don't have to if they don't know about the pregnancy.
Corporate America has been watching the Miami Dolphins suffer publicly through a charge of harassment creating a hostile work environment. Now the National Football League has hired a noted white-collar defense attorney to investigate the allegations in Miami.
Instead of focusing on helping women adapt to workplaces that perhaps weren't designed for them, maybe it's time to help your company or organization tailor itself to you.
Goldman Sachs disputes that a former employee performed the role of an officer at the firm, but he had the title—and that title offers him indemnification and advancement for legal fees under the company's by-laws.
Worksite enforcement and immigration-related employment fines remain at the forefront of Immigration and Customs Enforcement priorities for the upcoming fiscal year.
A LinkedIn profile update alerting a user's contacts about her new job did not necessarily constitute a solicitation of business that ran afoul of her noncompete agreement, a Massachusetts trial judge has ruled.
Is your employee pool full of creative types? If you're not careful, you could be hampering innovation.
Sometimes corporate executives are told so many things they can't or shouldn't do, especially when it comes to hiring and firing, that they forget the things they can do.
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