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Employment Law

How Facebook Can Get You Terminated and Keep You Terminated

Don McNay | Posted 04.28.2014 | Business
Don McNay

If your employer can prove that you spend 63 percent of your time on social media, it doesn't make any difference how productive you are during the other 37 percent of the day. Judges, juries and arbitrators are going to look unfavorably on your cause.

Hostile Waters: A Lawyer's Analysis of the Incognito/Martin Dilemma in the Miami Dolphins Organization

The Legal Blitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
The Legal Blitz

The media has consistently been all over this story since it surfaced, and we at TheLegalBlitz.com thought it best to call in the pros for a proper analysis of some of the sports law issues at hand.

Dave Jamieson

Spa Worker Trainee Fired For Refusing Brazilian Wax

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.03.2013 | Business

A Western Pennsylvania woman has sued the Pittsburgh waxing salon that employed her, claiming she was fired after refusing a Brazilian wax treatment a...

Purchasers of Businesses Face Successor Liability for Federal Violations

Brad Reid | Posted 06.25.2013 | Business
Brad Reid

Business purchasers must consider federal statutes in addition to merely following state precedents that provide a guide to preventing successor liability. Some federal obligations may continue regardless of the careful structuring of the business purchase.

'Fired, Laid Off Or Pushed Out?' Not What?

Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.13.2013 | Media
Rebecca Shapiro

In an industry that is constantly adapting and redefining the way news is gathered and disseminated, what happens when an employee falls victim to one of these layoff announcements? According to one of New York's leading employment lawyers, a whole lot. And it doesn't have to be all bad.

Policies Are Evil

Liz Ryan | Posted 04.13.2013 | Business
Liz Ryan

If we care about quality, and energy, and trust, we'll talk about situations that arise, and handle them in context, the way people have done in every society since the dawn of time.

Christina Wilkie

Walmart Sued For Conduct After 72-Year-Old Sexually Abuses Co-Worker

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.05.2012 | Business

The nation's largest retailer, Walmart, is facing a laundry list of allegations in a lawsuit stemming from the sexual abuse of a woman with developme...

Christina Wilkie

Supreme Court Will Define What A 'Supervisor' Is

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.03.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court, in the term that began Monday, will rule on at least two disputes that could have a major impact on how employees fig...

Christina Wilkie

Smokers And Obese Could Lose Out In Health Care Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 06.29.2012 | Business

A little-discussed ramification of Thursday's landmark Supreme Court health care decision is that it could make things harder for the nation's heavies...

Md. Man's Sick Leave Lawsuit Lands In Supreme Court

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 03.12.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court wrestled Wednesday with how a federal law that grants workers time off for family and medical reasons applies to ...

What to Expect If You Sue Your Employer

Janice Harper | Posted 03.11.2012 | Business
Janice Harper

Suing an employer is the last thing a worker should ever do if the aim is a successful career.

Cain Accuser Filed Another Complaint At Next Job

AP | BRETT J. BLACKLEDGE and SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Three years after Karen Kraushaar settled her sexual harassment complaint against Herman Cain and quit the trade association where ...

Action and Words: Building Community Around Workplace Strife

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Edwards

Stress is a huge factor in health issues related to the workplace. In an on-going search to find models for practical solutions to daily stress (at wo...