A federal court dismissed a claim of racial discrimination filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on behalf of a job candidate who was not hired by a company because of her dreadlocks. The candidate was offered a job by Catastrophe Management Solutions (CMS) on the condition that she cut her dreadlocks. The candidate […]
The legal definition of “spouse”, under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act has forever changed as the result of a recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court in a case involving the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). The nation’s highest court has ruled that it is not constitutional to define marriage […]
One of the basic expectations that every manager has for staff is the assumption that their employees should arrive to work on time.
It’s a core policy in every employee handbook and policy and procedure manual for organizations across the country.
Here’s a short list of the latest news on court decisions and trends in employment from around the web: