Just in case you needed a reminder—managers and company-owners – your words carry weight! Elon Musk, founder and CEO of Tesla Motors, was recently accused of chastising an employee for missing a work event to attend the birth of his child. Musk denies the allegation and claims that he did not tell “a guy to… More
Month: May 2015
Employment Round Table
Employment Roundtable: What To Do When Your Employees Can’t or Won’t Come To Work Please join us on June 18, 2015 as we discuss leave and related laws and how to comply with them, including providing practical guidance for assessing and dealing with employees who are unable or unwilling to work, whether due to their… More
EEOC Charge-by-Email is Coming!
Employers- don’t forget to check your email. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced that it is piloting a new online system for handling charges of discrimination. The new program has already been implemented in the Charlotte, North Carolina district and the San Francisco, California district. Next up (in late May) are Denver, Detroit, Indianapolis, and… More
NLRB Solicits Undocumented Workers and Offers to Facilitate Visa Process
If you have been a steady reader of this blog by now you know that the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA or the Act) protects the rights of both union and non-union employees. You may be surprised to learn, however, that the Act also protects the rights of undocumented workers to engage in concerted activity…. More