Top Laws of 2017 for Which Corporate Counsel Need to be Prepared

Dec 7, 2016 By: Jeremy Byellin

2017 holds quite a bit in store from a legal perspective for corporate counsel.

Worker can’t benefit from mysterious shift transfer

Nov 23, 2016 By: Brian Greenlee

No contract violation occurred when the employer transferred the grievant back to his original shift.

Using International Business Plans to Chart a Smooth Voyage to Going Global

Nov 23, 2016 By: Alan Gutterman

While companies are often heavily involved in a specific transaction or activity involving a foreign partner or assets and resources located outside of the US, it is always important to remember that the goals and objectives of the transaction or activity should be consistent with the company’s overall international business plan and strategy.

Prison guard escapes firing for off-duty pot use

Nov 18, 2016 By: Brian Greenlee

Where the agency’s words didn’t match its deeds, an arbitrator reduced an employee’s termination for off-duty drug use to a less severe penalty.

Long-Awaited Changes to Overtime Rules Come into Effect on December 1, 2016

Nov 16, 2016 By: Alan Gutterman

On December 1, 2016, the Department of Labor’s rule changes regarding overtime will finally take effect.

Appellate court upholds removal of supervisors for sexually harassing their subordinates

Nov 2, 2016 By: Sandra Johnson

Two recent unreported Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court decisions illustrate the challenges of combating sexual harassment in the workplace.

Gender-specific bathroom ban for transgender police officer lands school employer in hot water

Nov 1, 2016 By: Sandra Johnson

Employers face increasing challenges in navigating the legal landscape to avoid claims of sex discrimination as it relates to bathroom access for their transgender employees.

USPS must revisit possible harassing nature of postal worker’s cap bearing Gadsden Flag

Oct 10, 2016 By: Sandra Johnson

USPS must revisit possible harassing nature of postal worker’s cap bearing Gadsden Flag.

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Labor and Employment, September 28, 2016

Sep 28, 2016 By: Gary Rodekuhr

Westlaw Topical Highlights for Labor and Employment provides summaries of significant federal court decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting Labor and Employment law.

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Labor and Employment, September 21, 2016

Sep 21, 2016 By: Gary Rodekuhr

Westlaw Topical Highlights for Labor and Employment provides summaries of significant federal court decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting Labor and Employment law.

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