Wednesday, June 21, 2017

A Theological Dispute: The Story of a Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

Beverly R. Butcher, Jr. worked as a coal miner at Robinson Run Mine, owned by Consol Energy, Inc., for 37 years until the company installed...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Sick Leave for Your Pet?

As we have noted, laws requiring employers to provide paid time off, for sickness or injury, or to care for a sick or injured family membe...

Monday, June 19, 2017

Unpaid Leaves of Absence as a Reasonable Accommodation: What about Cancer?

We often discuss unpaid leaves of absence as a reasonable accommodation when employees have exhausted all other forms of leave but are stil...

Friday, June 16, 2017

“What were you making at your last job?” How important is this question to you, as an employer?

We previously blogged about the ban-the-box movement that began several years ago, which allowed job applicants to avoid answering questio...

Thursday, June 15, 2017

PSEBA Eligibility Ordinance Upheld By Court

It’s a pretty big deal when a court rules on an issue that has never been decided by a court before (or as we lawyers say “a case of first ...