Seventh Circuit Case Is Excellent Reminder of FMLA Best Practices

As an employer, how do you know when an employee’s illness or medical condition could give rise to a claim for mandatory medical leave, disability protections, or discrimination?  The answer, of course, is that you...

U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Resolve Question of Sexual Orientation Discrimination

The United States Supreme Court recently had the opportunity to resolve a split between the Appellate Circuits regarding whether federal law prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.  However, the Court declined to take...

Tree Service Agrees to Largest Ever Settlement for Hiring Unauthorized Workers

The name Asplundh is synonymous with the orange trucks seen in communities throughout the United States performing various tree and vegetation management services.  In fact, the Philadelphia-based company is one of the nation’s largest privately...