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Does your Company Handbook prohibit recording conversations at work without management approval? If so, your policy is unlawful in light of a recent decision by the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”). Recently, the NLRB analyzed Whole Foods Market Group, Inc.’s recording policy. The rule provided it was a violation “to record conversations, phone calls, images […]

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in employment and requires covered employers to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities that require such accommodations due to their disabilities. In May, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal watchdog that enforces anti-discrimination laws, issued additional guidance on […]

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Does your company need to file an EEO-1 report? Does your company answer YES to any of these three questions: (1) Have 100 or more employees and subject to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, (2) Have fewer than 100 employees but the company is owned by or corporately affiliated with another […]

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Firm Happenings – June 2016

Written by Brody and Associates on June 16, 2016

On June 3, 2016, Bob Brody gave a presentation at the American Conference Institute’s 27th National Forum on Wage & Hour Claims and Class Actions.  This is a national seminar held annually in New York City.  Bob presented regarding joint employer and contingent employer liability issues under wage and hour laws. On June 8, 2016, […]

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The Connecticut Supreme is about to decide if an employee can smoke pot on the job and not get fired. On March 31, 2016, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on this point in State of Connecticut v. Connecticut Employees Union Independent et. al. The case stems from Gregory Linhoff’s, a former maintenance worker at […]

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