It’s easier than you think. But, you need to speak the right language.
And that language is money. Continue reading
For nearly ten years, from September 1, 1997 through July 23, 2007, the federal minimum wage was $5.15 per hour. Three times in the following two years, the minimum wage rose, settling in at $7.25 per hour on July 24, 2009. The minimum wage has remained $7.25 since then.
That might change soon. Continue reading
Among Fortune 500 companies, 91% prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, and 83% prohibit discrimination based on gender identity. [Source] But, under federal law, circuit courts remain split as to whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 forbids discrimination based on LGBT status.
So, let’s say you’re a Fortune 500 company accused of LGBT discrimination in a jurisdiction in which the law may permit that type of abhorrent behavior.
Do you defend by arguing that the law permits LGBT discrimination? Continue reading
At least as it relates to a big employment case that could be coming down Supreme Court Boulevard in 2019. Continue reading
Plus, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is already operating on a contingency plan — and that was before EEOC Commissioner Chai Feldblum’s commission ended on Friday, which left the administrative agency without a quorum.
I think that there’s a lot here to unpack here. Let’s get to it. Continue reading