Law Partners Maria Danaher, Editor of Employment Law Matters, and Mary Wright, Guest Blogger (both of Ogletree Deakins), offer up this month’s Employment Law Carnival.
Here is our A to Z list of legal pickings from around the ‘Net.
is for the ADA
Eric B. Meyer, The Employer Handbook, The Firefighter Afraid of Fighting Fires Loses His ADA claim. Right, you guys? Right?!?
is for Basketball Bargaining
Nate Duncan, The Team Rebounds, NBA Collective Bargaining Agreement Flashcards.
is for Car
Chris Ceplenski, Compensation and Benefits Daily Advisor, How to Calculate Employee Reimbursements for Mileage Expenses
is for Diversity
Heather Bussing, HR Examiner, Diversity: Tampering with Certainty
is for English Only Policies
Philip Miles, Lawffice Space, “English Only” – Discrimination or Legit Job Requirement?
is for Freedom of Speech
Stuart E. Rudner, Rudner McDonald Blog, Freedom of Speech Doesn’t Mean Freedom from Consequences
is for GINA
Latosha Dexter, HR Professional Magazine, The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act – Takes Steps Now to Ensure Compliance
is for Harassment
Shaun Bernstein, Rodney Employment Law Blog, No Place for Discrimination: Workplace Harassment and What to Watch For
is for Identity Theft
Mary Wright, Blogging for Jobs, With Big Data Comes Big Responsibility: Protect Data on Your HRIS
is for Jokes
Charlice Hurst, Karen Macmillan and Thomas Watson, Ivey Business Journal, Deconstructing Donglegate: Lessons from an HR Fiasco
is for Kinfolks
Kaitlyn Jakubowski, BT Currents, Flextime Consideration is Now Law in Some Places
is for LGBT
David Badash, The New Civil Rights Movement, Obama Executive Order is “Single Largest Expansion of LGBT Workplace Protections”
is for Minimum Wage
Christopher J. Near, Leigh M. Nason, Alfred B. Robins, Jur. And Dara L. DeHaven, Ogletree Deakins Blog, Your Guide to the Proposed Rules Under Executive Order 13658: Setting a Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors
is for the NLRB
Lindsay M. Bouffard, Employment Essentials, The NLRB Doesn’t Like Your Attitude
is for Officer
Aarti Maharaj, The FCPA Blog, Does the Compliance Officer Own Corporate Character?
is for Punitive Damages
Randy J. Manilofff, LexisNexis Legal Newsroom, Punitive Damages: Insurable in 38 States – The Sometimes Oversimplified Issue
is for Quota
Lyle Denniston, ScotusBlog, Opinion Analysis: Affirmative Action – Up to the Voters
is for Recordkeeping
Ari Rosenstein, Small Biz HR Blog, Record Keeping Best Practices – A Quick Guide
is for Sensitivity to Smells
Tiffani McDonough, The Legal Intelligencer, April Showers Bring May Flowers and Other Workplace Irritants: Must an Employer Provide a Fragrance-Free Workplace Under the ADA?
is for Time Keeping
Jennifer Palagi, California Public Agency Labor & Employment Blog, Favorable Decision For Employers Reinforces Importance Of Clear Policies Regarding Off-the-Clock Work
is for Unclothed
John Hyman, Ohio Employer’s Law Blog: If You’re Caught Sunbathing Nude, On the Roof of Your Elementary-School-Employer, Don’t Sue for Retaliation
is for Violence
John S. Gannon, The Law @ Work, OSHA Clamping Down on Workplace Violence
is for Wage and Hour (Times 2!)
Brandon T. Willenberg, JD Supra Business Advisor, California Employers Catch One of Those Rare Wage and Hour Class Action Breaks form the California Supreme Court
Robin Shea, Employment & Labor Insider, Beware of Employees Too Eager to Please!
is for Xeroxed (or Copied) Trade Secrets
Jason T. Murata, John M. Tanski and Brooke J. Oppenheimer, Risk Management, Are Your Secrets Safe?
is for Youngster
Joe Ross, First Reference, Creating a BYOD Policy for Millennials
is for Zealot
Frederic Leffler, JD Supra Business Advisor, EEOC Issues New Guidance on Religious Garb and Grooming in the Workplace
And as Mary’s sainted mother would add —
And a “pinch to grow an inch!” A little extra from the always refreshing Donna Ballman, Screw You Guys, I’m Going Home, The Criminalization of Employment Law.
Mary and Maria want to thank all their friends in Big Law, Little Law, Plaintiff’s Law, or downright No Law for all their contributions. We like the fact that the Internet is making our legal community smaller every day.