Prevent training misfires with follow-up

  • May 11, 2018

Training isn’t enough. Without careful follow-up, your training efforts may backfire—badly! Consider what happened in early May at Albertsons, the national grocery...

Minor annoyance doesn’t warrant lawsuit

  • May 10, 2018

Few courts want to mediate petty disputes. Judges have more important matters to attend to. Just ask the judge who issued a caustic ruling in this recent case.

Challenge based on arbitrator’s bias fails

  • May 08, 2018

A federal court has concluded it doesn’t have the right to disqualify an arbitrator from hearing a case before a decision has been made. It’s another indication that...

Caste bias may pose new litigation risk

  • May 04, 2018

Discrimination between members of protected classes is just as illegal under Title VII as discrimination by members of a majority class against minorities. Now there is...

Women much more likely to perceive pay bias

  • May 01, 2018

Nearly a third of women (32%) do not think they are making the same pay as men in their organization who have similar experience and qualifications, compared to 12% of...

Worker taking high road can still quit & sue

  • May 01, 2018

Typically, workers sue after being fired or otherwise subjected to an adverse employment action such as a demotion. But sometimes, aggrieved employees can quit and still...

Now more than ever, rein in sex harassment

  • April 30, 2018

#MeToo spawned the multimillion-dollar #TimesUp fund that pays lawyers to help working-class women press sexual harassment claims in court. For employers, that means you...