October 2018

Rosemary's Baby, the classic 1968 horror film, tells the story of a pregnant woman who (spoiler alert: correctly) assumes that a satanic cult wants her baby. What does Rosemary's Baby have to do with employment law?In honor of Halloween, I...
Not sure where you stand on this, but I’m always game for a good employer smack down on FMLA abuse.This smack down comes courtesy of the City of Chicago.You know, the City of Big Shoulders, the Second City (to no one), the Windy...
How dare they defend themselves!Apparently, public relations and Human Resources professionals, and lawyers, should not represent employers and accused individuals in matters related to sexual harassment. And women shouldn't stick up for them. We're...
You would do well to remember just how fluid is gender"Second Wave Goodbye," War on WomenAccording to the New York Times, the Trump administration is poised to wage war on transgender rights.The Trump administration is considering narrowly defining...
We have an employee who recently had a child placed with her for foster care. (It is her niece.) She wants to take eight weeks of FMLA leave to bond with the foster child, but wants to know if she can take an additional eight weeks of FMLA leave...