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Administrative law judge “anti-intellectual?”

USA - December 18 2013 Clearly annoyed, the 7th Circuit Court attacked an ALJ's ruling on expert evidence as "circular," "unscientific" and "anti-intellectual." At issue...

GINA enforcement takes off

USA - November 12 2013 The Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act ("GINA") has been in place since 2009, but we are only now seeing enforcement actions. As readers will...

Cat’s paw revisited

USA - November 8 2013 Stalking the string of "cat's paw" cases after the Supreme Court's 2011 decision in Staub v. Proctor Hosp., a former employee recently asserted that...

IBM avoids liability for “inartful” HR im

USA - November 7 2013 HR professionals slip into jargon and euphemisms, like everyone else. Also, like everyone else, HR professionals think their instant messages are too...

“Because of sex” need not rely on stereotypes

USA - October 1 2013 For a supervisor to engage in same sex harassment, his (or her) conduct does not need a basis in sex stereotypes. EEOC v. Boh Bros. Constr. Co., No...