Covid 19

It seems that the Covid 19 pandemic is forcing many employers to rethink how they conduct business, especially in the retail, foodservice and hospitality sectors. We see businesses adding order on-line and pick-up from curb-side service or delivered to your home.  Drive through window services (e.g. banks, pharmacies, beverage stores) that already existed are seeingContinue reading “Covid 19”

Another Attack on the Act

Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court chose to pass on reviewing a 7th Circuit Court of Appeals decision (Kleber v. CareFusion Corp.) which held that the adverse impact provisions of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) do NOT apply to job applicants as they do to employees. Back in 2014 the US SupremeContinue reading “Another Attack on the Act”

Whistleblower Policies

With all of the news concerning whistleblower complaints by federal employees regarding certain actions originating in the oval office, I thought that it is a good time to review the whistleblower protections that apply in the general employment setting (i.e. non-federal employment). The Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 covers federal government employees who report theContinue reading “Whistleblower Policies”