September 2016

Earlier today, a group of 21 states filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas challenging the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule, which is set to take effect on December 1, 2016.  ...
Fall is in the air – when the air becomes crisp, our thoughts turn to Halloween, turkey and — thanks to constant reminders — and our annual flu vaccine.Many health care facilities have implemented policies which require employees to be vaccinated....
It’s election season, and each year, like the dead leaves that fall from the trees, many loyal and long-term employees of vanquished incumbents face the prospect of getting cashiered once the newly elected officials, or their appointees, take office...
Many articles on workplace investigations offer tips on the nuts and bolts of the process and step-by-step guides on conducting a fair and thorough investigation. But the “how to” is the floor, not the ceiling, of what companies should be doing,...
U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte’s recent alcohol-fueled encounter with Brazilian police during the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games embarrassed not only his team and the International Olympic Committee but possibly the entire nation. Had Lochte been a...