April 18, 2017 | foleyfoleypc
So far, no meaningful changes to workplace law mandates. Don’t believe what you read on Twitter: real change requires Congress and the President to work together.
Landmark decision: A federal appeals court rules Title VII bars sexual orientation bias in the workplace
April 5, 2017 | foleyfoleypc
“..[I]t is actually impossible to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation without discriminating on the basis of sex…” wrote Chief Circuit Judge Diane P. Wood of the 7th Circuit Appeals Court, wiping away prior ambiguity surrounding Title VII protections based on sexual orientation. The 8-3 decision, held in a rare en banc hearing, arose […]
April 3, 2017 | foleyfoleypc
The NLRB upheld its blockbuster 2014 ruling in Purple Communications Inc (Purple I), which allows employees to use employer email–even when not working –to conduct union organizing and protected activity. In a 3-2 ruling the NLRB held that workers who are granted access to their employer’s email system must be permitted to use it on […]