Monthly Archives: July 2015

PREGNANT EMPLOYEES’ PATH TO WORKPLACE ACCOMMODATIONS The Supreme Court issued a decision earlier this year explaining the rights pregnant employees have to accommodations.  We thought the decision was explained very well for practitioners by Jeff Nowak of FMLA Insights. So, … Continue reading

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LEAVE TO ATTEND RELIGIOUS CONVENTIONS  EEOC has gone out of its way to explain that feds are entitled to accommodations for a wide variety of religious activities. If you doubt us, check out RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION COVERAGE EXPANDING, CHURCH LADY SMITS … Continue reading

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POOP IS GINA PROTECTED (GUEST AUTHOR)- Is it lawful for an employer to collect genetic information from an employee, even if for non-discriminatory reasons?  According to a recent a decision out of the Northern District of Georgia, the answer is … Continue reading

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DOL TARGETS UNION FINANCIAL ERRORS & CRIMES Actually, that is an understatement. Since the beginning of the year DOL has announced about 70 indictments, guilty pleas, or convictions from union leaders for embezzlement, fraud, wire fraud, false statements, and whatever … Continue reading

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THIS LOCAL UNION BEST WEB SITE JUST GOT BETTER A couple of years ago we declared the local union web site run by NTEU Chapter 293 the best among all we have seen. Well, ignore that post and the good … Continue reading

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DOL DEMANDS GREATER SECRECY IN CONVENTION VOTES There is an interesting case working its way through the Colorado federal courts. The Department of Labor has sued a union alleging that the voting process at its convention was not as secret … Continue reading

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