July 2018

In a noteworthy decision last week, the Ninth Circuit ruled that fast food workers in California can voluntarily bargain away some of their meal period rights in exchange for discounted meals. The unanswered questions are how much employees can...
Imagine that your employee comes to you and tells you that a few days ago when she was helping a busboy change out the kegs in the basement, he groped her.Or imagine that a few of your front-of-house staff tell you that some of the back-of-house...
Probably.My law partner and next-door neighbor at the office, Bill McMahon, was venting to me last week about the way HR consultants, lawyers, and others stereotype employees based on the 20-year period during which they were born.(It's...
Every workplace has had THAT employee. The hothead. Someone who loses their cool at the drop of hat. Yells, screams, and is prone to fits of rage.It should go without saying that no one should be required to be subjected to this degree of misconduct...
As the summer reaches its peak, New York employers may be more concerned with juggling employee vacation schedules than drafting new policies. But with New York’s recent anti-sexual harassment legislation coming into effect this October, and...