Monday, December 10, 2018

Don’t Be Branded with Discrimination Over Your Body Art Policy

I was recently asked to review a client’s tattoo policy and some proposed modifications. While doing so, it occurred to me that all persona...

Friday, December 7, 2018

Former Park District Employee Reinstated by Court After Finding of National Origin Discrimination

Plaintiff, Lydia Vega, was a Chicago Park District Parks and Recreation Supervisor in 2011 when the Park District launched an investigation...

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Tips for a Successful Termination

All employee terminations are difficult. Some are downright bad, such as when the employee cries or, worse yet, when they are so angry that...

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Amazon Sued After Firing a Disproportionate Number of Black and Latino Drivers after Background Checks

According to Reuters , a class action suit was filed last week against Amazon because the company allegedly fired a disproportionate number...

Friday, November 30, 2018

FSA, Commuting and Adoption Contribution Limits Rise Slightly in 2019

Belatedly, the IRS recently published the new employee contribution limits for FSA, Commuting and Adoption benefits for next year.  FSA emp...