Happy Birthday USA

July 2, 2020 |

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.–Preamble to the Declaration of Independence And when I meet Thomas Jefferson I’m ‘a compel him to include women in the […]

Summer Camp Canceled? The DOL Has Your Back Parents

June 30, 2020 |

Summer Camp! Such a rite of summer for so many families. Kids have fun, parents go to work. What would we do without camp? We are about to find out… . Many summer programs have been canceled or reduced because of the pandemic, leaving parents without childcare. The DOL recently released a bulletin to address […]

How Not to COVID

June 25, 2020 |

Even in a pandemic–with so much uncertainty in so many places–there are still a few clowns playing the fool. At the workplace–which is why it matters for employers. Let’s start with the guy who faked COVID-19: An employee at a Fortune 500 in Atlanta falsified medical records to his employer, claiming he had COVID-19.  Apparently […]

DACA and the Workplace: The Dreamers Get a Respite

June 23, 2020 |

Now that most sports are on hiatus, it looks like the action is at the Supreme Court. Last week they issued two block busters and the results were anyone’s guess: Title VII protection includes sexual orientation and the Department of Homeland Security’s decision to rescind the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program was overruled […]

Employer Anti-body testing? Nein Danke Schoen

June 18, 2020 |

As we plow along this unchartered pandemic course, the EEOC tries to keep up with emerging issues. To wit, yesterday the EEOC addressed the issue of antibody testing as a condition of returning to work. Anybody want to take a guess at the answer? Bueller? No you cannot. While we know an employer can require […]

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