Based on input from the world’s leading employment law experts with a combined approximately 8,493,527,624 hours of employment counseling and litigation experience, here are our official Top 11 Litigation Tips in the History of the Universe.
A recent case that resulted in a $3.5 million verdict caught my eye. And not just because the verdict is pretty big, considering the case was brought by a single plaintiff who alleged her supervisor harassed her by asking her on dates and asking whether she “had a man.” The jury came back with more [...]
Cultivating a respectful workplace is essential for any forward-thinking employer. But is it enough? Not always. More often than not, treating employees with respect comports with the myriad of legal requirements employers must follow. Every now and then, though, a situation arises where the seemingly respectful way to go is not necessarily the legal way [...]
We are excited to introduce Sindy Warren as our newest guest blogger. Sindy has an extensive background in employment law helping organizations be proactive and legally compliant. She is also a partner with Legacy Business Cultures. Respect-plus: Harassment and Discrimination Training If you’re reading this blog post, chances are you know that respect in the workplace is critical [...]
You may be familiar with the 2005 Honda decision, where an employee that was suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome was fired for insubordination due to his refusal to submit to a medical assessment from the company specialist. What distinguishes this decision from many others was the amount of the damages award - $500,00 in punitive [...]