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Social Media Posts During Turbulent Times: FAQs on Employee Rights and Employer Responsibilities

USA - June 22 2020 Many people have commented on social media regarding the anti-racist movement that has been gaining strength in the wake of police officers killings…

Katrina Grider, Jimmy F. Robinson, Jr., Christine Bestor Townsend.

#MeToo-Inspired Laws Hit the Midwest: Illinois Passes Anti-harassment, Pay Equity, and Board Diversity Legislation

USA - June 12 2019 After ending 2018 with a slew of new employment laws, Illinois continues to enact legislation impacting employers. Following the example set by…

Kayla A. McCann, Christine Bestor Townsend.

School’s Out for … Fall? Managing Employees’ Need to Care for Children When School Is Virtual

USA - August 4 2020 In March 2020, everyone thought we just need to occupy our children at home for a few weeks, maybe through spring break, and we would be fine…

Ashley Prickett Cuttino.

Lots of Leaves: Managing FMLA Abuse and Other Challenging Leave Issues

USA - December 10 2019 From Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) fraud and abuse to intermittent leave, the number of challenging leave situations that employers potentially…

Suzanne M. Watson.

#MeToo: The Tweet Heard ’Round the World One Year Later

USA - October 15 2018 One year ago today, 10 days after the Harvey Weinstein story broke, Alyssa Milano tweeted: "If you've been sexually harassed or assaulted write 'me…

Christine Bestor Townsend.