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Victoria Lipnic won't seek third term on EEOC

USA - January 28 2020 Will the EEOC lose its quorum? Victoria Lipnic (R) has announced that she will not seek a third term as a Commissioner for the Equal Employment…

Drug testing in the '20s: What employers should and shouldn't do

USA - January 17 2020 With the dramatic changes in acceptance of medical and even recreational marijuana, employers need to take a fresh look at the way they maintain…

Illinois employers, get ready!

USA - January 14 2020 Numerous new workplace rules have taken effect, with more on the horizon. Here are some of the recent changes that employers with operations in…

Second-guessing the advice columns: The morning after the workplace party

USA - January 3 2020 Ever since the party, his co-workers and bosses had been acting weird around him.The letter writer wondered whether it was time to start looking for…

Employee termination quiz!

USA - December 13 2019 When it comes to terminations of employment, are you lucky or unlucky? Take our quiz and find out! As always, the answers appear after each question…

Small world.

USA - December 6 2019 A bit of impeachment/employment law trivia. The famous (or infamous, depending on your leanings or whether you are the First Lady) Pamela Karlan, the…

Workplace holiday party central!

USA - December 6 2019 All the holiday party information that's fit to print, as we enter this most dangerous season for employers. After having blogged about workplace…

NLRB extends time for comments on election proposal

USA - December 6 2019 In August, the National Labor Relations Board issued proposed rules on union election procedures, which David Phippen covered…

10 things for which this employment lawyer is thankful in 2019

USA - November 22 2019 This year was kind of meh from an employment law standpoint. But if Tiny Tim could be grateful despite all that he had to go through, then, by golly…

"OK Boomer" -- harmless, or harassment?

USA - November 15 2019 The always-excellent Walter Olson of Overlawyered laments that the employment world is so heavily regulated that an employer can get in trouble for…