Discrimination Laws Don’t Necessarily Care About Practical Concerns

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued a press release announcing its lawsuit against the international restaurant chain Ruby Tuesday, Inc.  According to the EEOC’s complaint, Ruby Tuesday discriminated against men by refusing to consider male applicants for temporary positions at a Park City, Utah resort location. Male employees applied for the positions and… More

Is A Company Responsible for its Employee’s Social Media Posts?

Question- Can your customer sue you if your employee disparages him? Short Answer- Yes! Just ask Hertz Rent-A-Car, as it was recently sued by a customer alleging negligent supervision, training, and retention. The customer alleged that Hertz breached its duty by allowing employees to use a Hertz computer to post disparaging comments on Facebook that… More