DOL may change Obama-era tip pool rule

  • September 07, 2017

The Department of Labor has announced in its semi-annual Uniform Regulatory Agenda that it may scrap a tip-pooling rule enacted by the Obama administration. The existing...

Employees can almost always wear union logos

  • August 14, 2017

The National Labor Relations Act provides powerful support for employees who want to join a labor union. It generally permits employees to wear a union logo on their...

Not every suspension is retaliation

  • July 20, 2017

HR professionals sometimes warn managers that suspending an employee without pay can backfire—even if it’s for what seem like legitimate reasons. The problem...

Texas Supreme Court rules on disability

  • June 22, 2017

The Texas Supreme Court has reversed a lower court’s decision that urinary incontinence is not a disability under the state’s disability discrimination laws.