November 2018

On November 16, 2018, Representative Joe Courtney (D-CT) introduced House Resolution 7141, the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act. The bill would force the Occupational Safety and Health Administration...
As the holidays rapidly approach, employers are typically preparing for office festivities.This year, however, employers are noticeably less interested in holiday work parties. According to a recent study, roughly two-thirds of companies intend to...
'Tis the season for giving. What's the oddest holiday gift an employer has ever given you? For the employees of one Wisconsin company, the answer might just be a handgun.From the Appleton Post-Crescent:A local business that produces...
What are you thankful for this year? Here is my list.No. 1. Absence of drama. Admittedly, the political scene has had more than its share of drama, but from a labor and employment law standpoint, this year has been blissfully uneventful. The...
This case makes my head hurt.A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled 2-1 this week that an employer's withdrawal of a job offer to an nurse who had requested a religious accommodation was not tantamount to...