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Know Before You Go: Does the DOL’s New PAID Program Pay Off For Employers?

USA - April 16 2018 Complying with the spider web of statutes, regulations, and DOL opinion letters regarding the FLSA can be a nightmare for employers. Certainly, many…

Sex, Power & the Workplace

USA - April 6 2018 Today, we’re talking about men and their fears in this #MeToo moment. In our continuing effort to answer sincere questions from skeptics, here’s…

Accommodate Much? Restrictive Seventh Circuit Leave Ruling Lives On

USA - April 5 2018 Letter of the Law: A Revival! No employment lawyer worth her salt would choose anything other than “Accommodation” for the Letter A. And so it begins…

Sex, Power & the Workplace Responding to the Skeptics Q&A: Part 2

USA - April 4 2018 Last week, we ventured into provocative questions surrounding the current emphasis on workplace sexual harassment. Our Q&A series continues: Why are…

Sex, Power & the Workplace: Responding to the Skeptics

USA - March 31 2018 For every believer, there is a skeptic. For the better part of 25 years, I have been questioned and challenged about sexual harassment, leading (I…

When Paying Less Can Cost You More: Pay Inequality

USA - March 30 2018 What do three New York City lawyers, the Queen of England, a preschool teacher, a service center manager and a township accountant all have in common…

Legislating Away Harassment? 3 Main Legislative Paths So Far in the #MeToo Era

USA - March 30 2018 As Currents readers know, we have been closely tracking the tremendous buzz that has arisen from several months of high profile sexual harassment (and…

Employment Posters and Policies - Is There A Duty To Translate?

USA - March 28 2018 When setting workplace expectations, proactive employers should recognize the varying levels of literacy and English fluency in today’s workforce, as…

Will You Agree to an Inclusion Rider?

USA - March 27 2018 During the March 4 Academy Awards, actor Frances McDormand introduced a national audience to the diversity-focused contract provision known as an…

Medical Marijuana is Coming to Ohio- What Employers Need to Know

USA - March 23 2018 In 2016, Ohio approved the legalization of medical marijuana, but the law does not go into effect until September 2018. Some Ohio business owners…