Are You Prepared To Handle The #MeToo Movement In Your Workplace?

Months into the #MeToo movement, daily reports of high-profile sexual harassment complaints have led to a new question - are employers prepared to handle a harassment complaint?  Recent spotlights on failed investigations, inadequate employer responses,...

Updating Your Handbook – Grooming and Professional Appearance Standards

Adequate hygiene and professional appearance of employees is important to most employers. Many handbooks address standards surrounding hygiene and dress; however, employers may benefit from taking recent case examples into account when setting these standards....

Sex Based Dress Code Liability

Recently, a young woman’s story gained attention when her employment was terminated after she went against company policy and refused to wear high heels at her job. While the incident occurred in England, the worldwide...

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Employees and Voting

While there is no federal law that requires employers to allow employees to take leave to vote in federal elections, most states require employers to provide some amount of leave to vote. For instance, Illinois...