It's rather easy for employers to create situations that seem to foster gender discrimination. To minimize the risk of discrimination claims based on gender, employers should conduct periodic audits of their compensation practices to determine if gender groups are...read more
Article from Law360, New York (January 27, 2015) 10K-Cunnnundrum--read more
By Bill Donahue, Law360, New York (July 09, 2014, 7:09 PM ET) Companies are getting smarter about protecting their trade secrets alongside the rest of their intellectual property, but they also need to be equally wary about accidentally stealing somebody else's. With...read more
Employers need to be very mindful of the Older Workers' Benefit Protection Act's knowing and voluntary requirements in drafting severance agreements, particularly in connection with a reduction in force. Consider a federal court's invalidation of the release of an age...read more
In a case involving Hills and Dales General Hospital in Michigan, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) struck down the hospital's policy prohibiting employees from participating in or listening to gossip, concluding that such policy could prevent employees from...read more
Courts of Appeals to Consider Legality of Paying Incentive Compensation to Fluctuating Workweek Employees
Courtesy of Robert W. Pritchard - March 11, 2014 In a pair of appeals that will have significant implications for employers that utilize the fluctuating workweek (FWW) method of calculating overtime compensation, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second and Sixth...read more
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