Employment

Abusive speech is no longer protected by Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act. Employers now have more authority to discipline employees for offensive language in the workplace.

In July, Colorado became the thirteenth state in the nation to require paid sick leave. Employers should prepare now for compliance with this new law, which goes into effect on January 1, 2021.

The U.S. Supreme Court recently handed down a First Amendment decision that is likely to clarify job descriptions for religious employers and their employees.

Videoconferencing is here to stay, at least for now, this post addresses possible platforms, meeting basics, security measures, and how you can share your meeting with a broader audience.

In this post, we discuss a recent United States Supreme Court decision that may have a significant impact on employers, particularly on religious organizations.

Can an employer require its employees be vaccinated against the flu? What are the legal consequences of doing so? Are there any specific areas of concern that could expose the organization to legal liability?

A white paper by Theresa Lynn Sidebotham, Esq. and Nicole C. Hunt, Esq., that has been updated to apply to businesses. This paper also discusses the employee hiring process and how to protect your organization from the risk of liability.

Severance agreements can be useful, but are they valid? This post reviews and discusses some pointers to creating enforceable severance agreements.

Does your current sick leave policy expose your organization to legal liability? Discover best practice tips when drafting a sick leave policy and protect your organization.

The Department of Labor has proposed changes to joint-employer status under the Fair Labor Standards Act and clarified the responsibilities of joint-employers to employees. Here’s what employers need to know.