Tag: Legal Roundup

March Legal Roundup: CEO, Chairman Personally Liable in Retaliation Case

Here’s the latest on some employment-related legal cases that have gone before the courts: Personal Liability | National-Origin Discrimination | Disability Discrimination | Religion & Associational Discrimination | Arbitration Personal Liability Back to top CEO and Chairman Are Personally Liable for $11.3 Million In Sarbanes-Oxley Retaliation Case A CFO of…

November Legal Roundup: Does ADHD Excuse Verbal Abuse

Here’s the latest on some employment-related legal cases that have gone before the courts: Disability Discrimination | Sex Discrimination | National-Origin Discrimination | Age Discrimination | Race Discrimination | Labor Relations | Family and Medical Leave Act Disability Discrimination Back to top Selective Impairment Does Not Substantially Limit Police Supervisor…

July Legal Roundup: Can a Straight Man Be Fired for Being Too 'Sensitive,' 'Feminine'

Here’s the latest on some employment-related legal cases that have gone before the courts: Sex Discrimination | Disability Discrimination | Coverage Discrimination | National-Original Discrimination | Litigation | Constitutional Rights | National Labor Relations Act | Family and Medical Leave Act | Legislative and Administrative Action Sex Discrimination Back to…

June Legal Roundup: Fired for Eating a Bag of Potato Chips

Here’s the latest on some employment-related legal cases that have gone before the courts: Disability Discrimination | Sexual Harassment | Racial Discrimination | Religion Discrimination | Age Discrimination | Family and Medical Leave Act | Affirmative Action Rules Disability Discrimination Back to top Was “Grazing” a Theft or an Emergency…

March Legal Roundup: Can You Be Fired for an Interracial Relationship

Here’s the latest on some employment-related legal cases that have gone before the courts: Constitution/First Amendment | Race Discrimination | Disability Discrimination | Sex Discrimination | Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act Constitution/First Amendment Back to top White man cannot be fired for engagement to Black woman. A white county employee was…

February Legal Roundup: Is 'Something Is Wrong' Enough Notice of a Disability

Here’s the latest on some employment-related legal cases that have gone before the courts: Disability Discrimination | Privacy/Misuse of Identity | Age Discrimination | Religion Discrimination | Labor Arbitration | Legislation and Administrative Action Disability Discrimination Back to top “Something is wrong” and “might have a medical condition” are not…

January Legal Roundup: Can a Religious Object Be a 'Dangerous Weapon'

Here’s the latest on some employment-related cases that have gone before the courts: Religion Discrimination | Sex Discrimination | Disability Discrimination | Age and National-Origin Discrimination | Race Discrimination | Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act Religion Discrimination Homeland security should have accommodated three-inch “sword blade” for Sikh agent….

December Legal Roundup: Must You Act 'American'

Here’s the latest on some employment-related cases that have gone before the courts: National-Origin Discrimination | Sex Discrimination | Disability Discrimination | Employment Contracts | National Labor Relations Act and Arbitration | Benefits | Legislation and Administrative Action National-Origin Discrimination Asking employees to model Texas business culture is not national-origin…

November Legal Roundup: Poor Performance Overrides Edge in Experience

Here’s the latest on some employment-related cases that have gone before the courts: Age Discrimination Older white man cannot support age-, race- and sex-discrimination case. Photo by Shutterstock. A 55-year-old white male health-department microbiologist, with 20 years of service, was passed over for promotion in favor of a white female…

October Legal Roundup: 'You're Not That Pretty'

Here’s the latest on some employment-related cases that have gone before the courts: Age Discrimination | Sex Discrimination | Sexual Orientation Discrimination | Racial Discrimination Age Discrimination “Not that pretty!” Photo by Shutterstock A female city attorney sued for age and sex discrimination. She alleged that she was paid less…