Blog Posts in August, 2014

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  • A Victory for the Employee Thanks to the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order
    A Victory for the Employee Thanks to the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order

    Employees had a victory this week over employers who are forcing employees to give up their 7 th Amendment right to a jury trial. Many employers are requiring employees to give up this Constitutional ...

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  • BREAKING NEWS: President Obama Issues Executive Order on Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces
    BREAKING NEWS: President Obama Issues Executive Order on Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces

    On July 31, 2014, President Obama signed an executive order focusing on labor violations and other employment practices of companies contracting with the federal government. The order requires ...

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  • What's hot in the Employment Law world? Check out the articles below!
    What's hot in the Employment Law world? Check out the articles below!

    Pregnancy Discrimination : For the first time in 30 years, effective immediately, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued new guidance on how employers must treat and accommodate their ...

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  • LGBT Community Gains Ground on the Employment Equality Front
    LGBT Community Gains Ground on the Employment Equality Front

    President Obama made headlines when he enacted an executive order last Monday (7/21) making it illegal for federal contractors to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity in ...

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  • Women Penalized for Promoting Women - Another Victory for the White Man
    Women Penalized for Promoting Women - Another Victory for the White Man

    Is promoting equality a liability for the workplace? According to one University of Colorado study, unless you’re a white man, the answer to that question is “yes.” David Hekman, an author of the ...

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