One of your employees was just arrested… Or, you have become aware that a new hire was convicted of a crime… You can terminate the employee, right? Not so fast.
You may have seen the recent attention-grabbing headlines about a former hotel housekeeper awarded $21.5 million in damages in the case of Jean Pierre v. Park Hotels, Inc. after finding she suffered religious discrimination and retaliation in violations of Title VII…
In drafting and enforcing drug testing policies, employers need to consider OSHA’s 2016 Final Rule, which added additional provisions regarding retaliation for workplace reporting.
On June 6, 2018, the NLRB’s General Counsel issued new guidance on how employee handbook rules and policies would be interpreted, as those rules and policies relate to employees’ rights under the National Labor Relations Act.
Since last summer, over thirty class action lawsuits have been filed against Illinois employers alleging violations of the Illinois Biometrics Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”).
Employers are sometimes forced to walk a fine line between I-9 compliance and national origin discrimination.