MHRA doesn’t require interactive process

  • February 22, 2018

Disability protections under the Minnesota Human Rights Act differ from those set by the ADA. Employers covered only by the MHRA and not the ADA are free to reject a...

Work romance ends? Separate the former lovers

  • February 19, 2018

When a sexual relationship between a supervisor and a subordinate ends, there’s likely to be trouble in the workplace. If the subordinate is complaining about how her...

When stress warrants workers’ comp

  • February 08, 2018

An employee may claim her job is so stressful that she can no longer work and should receive workers’ comp benefits. That claim can succeed—if a court concludes that...

Lawsuit based on lies? Employer may win fees

  • January 29, 2018

Courts don’t want to dissuade employees from filing lawsuits by ordering workers to pay the employer’s legal fees. However, that’s not the case when an employee...

Pennsylvania bill would restrict noncompetes

  • January 26, 2018

A bill before the Pennsylvania General Assembly would make Pennsylvania one of the states most hostile to noncompete agreements. Pennsylvania House Bill 1938 would...

Cal/OSHA issuing more first-aid kit citations

  • January 25, 2018

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health—known as Cal/OSHA—is issuing more citations to employers that violate a General Industry Safety Order...