It’s Time To Train Your Managers To Be Compassionate To Gender Transition Issues

Companies surprised by an employee’s gender transition cannot lose sight of their obligations under federal employment law.  In Western Kentucky, a District Court ruled on Monday that it would allow Pax Bradford to proceed in his suit against Humana, Inc. on claims that it violated the Family Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, […]

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When a Case Comes Down to a Comma

Grammar nerds rejoice: a missing Oxford comma played a pivotal role in a recent First Circuit Court of Appeals decision. But don’t break out the Scrabble board and virgin daquiris just yet. The Court’s decision is far from a ringing endorsement of serial commas. In O’Connor v. Oakhurst Dairy, drivers who delivered dairy products sued […]

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Can Trump trump Obama-era overtime regulation?

President-elect Trump campaigned on a promise to undo many of the regulations promulgated during the Obama administration, but can he actually claw back the changes to overtime protection that go into effect next month and stand to affect millions of Americans? In 2014, President Obama directed the DOL to update its regulations defining which workers […]

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