Beware of “Unpaid” Interns

Unpaid interns are a common fixture in many businesses, but a recent ruling out of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York is giving many employers pause about their use...

BIG EMPLOYER WIN AGAINST EEOC

In recent months, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has taken action against a number of employers based on the theory that background checks are discriminatory as a result of disparate impact.  In a win...

Ignoring Federal Appellate Courts, the NLRB Still Rules that Arbitration Agreements that Ban Class-Wide Actions Are Illegal

Since August 14, 2013, NLRB administrative law judges have issued findings that three employers violated the National Labor Relations Act by requiring employees to execute an arbitration agreement that contained a ban on a collective...