United States Supreme Court to Hear Case Involving Massive Fee Award Against EEOC

In August of 2013 a rather unprecedented fee award was handed down by a federal Judge in Iowa against the EEOC.  In that case, Judge Linda R. Reade, then chief judge for the Northern District...

Harris Stowe Again Hit By Multi-Million Dollar Discrimination Verdict

Just one month after a jury awarded a former Harris Stowe professor nearly $5 million on claims of racial discrimination, the University has again been hit by a very large discrimination verdict, this time for...

Guns at the Workplace – An Employer’s Obligations

Recent news has many employers revisiting their policies on guns in and around the workplace, but find that regulating possession of firearms requires navigating various aspects of the law. Some find that the law puts...

FINALIZATION OF DEPARTMENT OF LABOR’S PROPOSED RULE EXPANDING OVERTIME ELIGIBILITY DELAYED.

We have been warning our readers about the new rule proposed by the Department of Labor that would approximately double the minimum salary that employers would have to pay exempt employees. While the rule was...