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2015 employer policy and procedure review confidentiality, civility, and other rules part one
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2015

The NLRB has widely attacked employer policies and rules and ordered employees reinstated on the grounds that the rules somehow chilled or prohibited


Whistleblower protection extends to federal workers who violate agency regulations
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2015

Today the U.S. Supreme Court held that an agent of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) who disclosed information that was prohibited by


2015 policy review and revision: employer email
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2015

We're going to comment on the numerous policies and rules which must be revised because of the NLRB's many changes last year; especially during


No pay for security checks: Supreme Court
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2014

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that employees are not entitled to compensation for time spent waiting for and participating in


Pre-departure security screening not FLSA worktime
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that the time non-exempt employees spent in connection with an end-of-workday security screening before leaving


What not to talk about at work
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2014

Managers have a special role for employers because they are your legal agents. What they say, do, and know can be attributed to you as their employer


Understanding "Ban the Box" laws
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2014

"Ban the Box" is a national civil-rights movement backed by advocates for job applicants with criminal convictions. Proponents of these laws believe


Florida minimum wage rising to $8.05
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2014

On January 1, 2015, the minimum wage for employees working in Florida rises to $8.05 per hour. This represents an hourly increase of $0.12 over the


Box score: compiled by the hospitality update staff
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2014

In the most recent 60-day reporting period, we were aware of 25 petitions filed against hospitality employers. Click here to view the table


Talk versus email: avoiding legal problems
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2014

Electronic communications are a mixed blessing. Business is more efficient and new ways of commerce continue to open. However, ubiquitous electronic